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Discourse on Method and Related Writings
By Rene Descartes

Discourse on Method and Related Writings

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Discourse on Method and Related Writings by Rene Descartes

Book Description

This is the second of a new two-volume edition of the works of Descartes in Penguin Classics. This volume is designed for students who approach Descartes from the point of view of his philosophy of science. It includes "Discourse on Method", the most accessible and well-known of his discussions of scientific method; the first seven chapters of the earlier, unpublished work, "The World"; as well as a selection of Descartes' correspondence and his replies to his critics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140446999
ISBN-10: 0140446990
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes (1596-1650), the French philosopher and mathematician, is generally regarded as the founder of modern philosophy. Desmond C. Clarke is Professor of Philosophy at University College, Cork. He has published widely on Descartes and French seventeenth-century Cartesian philosophers.

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