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Descartes' 'Meditations' [electronic resource] : A Reader's Guide

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780826492845Series: Reader's GuidesPublication details: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780826431080
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Descartes' 'Meditations' : A Reader's GuideDDC classification:
  • 194
LOC classification:
  • B1854.F68 2008
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Contents:
Contents; How to Read This Book; References, Quotations and Abbreviations; 1. The Meditations in Context; 2. Overview of Themes: The Problem of Objectivity; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence of the Meditations; 5. Further Reading; Notes; Index
Summary: Descartes' Meditations is one of the most important texts in the whole history of philosophy. Descartes is widely regarded as the father of modern philosophy and the issues raised in the Meditations have often been taken to define the very nature of philosophy. As such, it is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. . In Descartes's Meditations: A Reader's Guide , Richard Francks offers a clear and thorough account of this key philosophical work. The book offers a detailed review of the key themes and a lucid commentary that will enable readers to rapid
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Contents; How to Read This Book; References, Quotations and Abbreviations; 1. The Meditations in Context; 2. Overview of Themes: The Problem of Objectivity; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence of the Meditations; 5. Further Reading; Notes; Index

Descartes' Meditations is one of the most important texts in the whole history of philosophy. Descartes is widely regarded as the father of modern philosophy and the issues raised in the Meditations have often been taken to define the very nature of philosophy. As such, it is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. . In Descartes's Meditations: A Reader's Guide , Richard Francks offers a clear and thorough account of this key philosophical work. The book offers a detailed review of the key themes and a lucid commentary that will enable readers to rapid