Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections by John Cottingham

By John Cottingham

Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy continues to be some of the most extensively studied works of Western philosophy. This quantity is a refreshed and up to date variation of John Cottingham's bestselling 1996 version, according to his translation within the acclaimed three-volume Cambridge version of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes. It offers the full textual content of Descartes's valuable metaphysical masterpiece, the Meditations, in transparent, readable sleek English, and it deals the reader extra fabric in a thematic abridgement of the Objections and Replies, delivering a deeper knowing of ways Descartes built and clarified his arguments in accordance with critics. Cottingham additionally presents an up-to-date creation, including a considerably revised bibliography, taking into consideration contemporary literature and advancements in Descartes stories. the quantity can be an important source for college kids analyzing the Meditations, in addition to these learning Descartes and early smooth philosophy.

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