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philosophy of Descartes in extracts from his writings

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and tr. by Henry A. P. Torrey.
ContributionsTorrey, Henry Agustus Pierson, 1837-1902, comp. and tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1835 .T7
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14034247M
LC Control Number11016428

Get this from a library! The philosophy of Descartes in extracts from his writings.. [René Descartes; Henry Augustus Pierson Torrey] -- "The following translations from the philosophical writings of Descartes are made, with one exception, from the French text of Cousin's edition of the collected works in eleven volumes. The extracts. René Descartes (–) was a French mathematician, scientific thinker, and philosopher who made important contributions to mathematics, optics, epistemology, and other fields that helped to shape how the modern world came to see nature and the human mind. The son of a lawyer, he was educated at the Jesuit College of La Flèche and in Poitiers, where he studied law. He became a soldier.

René Descartes (/ d eɪ ˈ k ɑːr t /, also UK: / ˈ d eɪ k ɑːr t /, French: [ʁəne dekaʁt] (); Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; adjectival form: Cartesian: 58 / k ɑːr ˈ t iː z i ə n,-iː ʒ ən /; 31 March – 11 February ) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.A native of the Kingdom of France, he spent about 20 years (–) of his life in the Dutch Born: 31 March , La Haye en Touraine, Kingdom . section of the book that we, today, would call "philosophy." It is an account of Descartes' epistemology and his metaphysics. The rest of the book, beginning with Part II, deals with Descartes' natural philosophy, or what we would call "science." Descartes lays out the principles of his physics in Part II. In Part III he uses.

Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy, the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style/5(8). René Descartes was born in at La Haye (now called Descartes) near Tours, and educated at the Jesuit College at La Flèche. Like many of his contemporaries he contested the value of an education based on Aristotelianism and, after leaving college, attempted to resolve the sceptical crisis of his age by devising a method of reasoning.


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