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Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason, and Seeking Truth in the Sciences
If this Discourse appear too long to be read at once, it may be divided into six Parts: and, in the first, will be found various considerations touching the Sciences; in the second, the principal rules of the Method which the Author has discovered, and in the third, the reasonings by which he establishes the existence of God and of the Human Soul, which are the foundations of his Metaphysic. Expand
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Discourse on Method and Meditations
Rene Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and theExpand
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The passions of the soul
TABLE OF CONTENTS: Translator's Introduction Introduction by Genevieve Rodis-Lewis The Passions of the Sou l: Preface PART I: About the Passions in General, and Incidentally about the Entire NatureExpand
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Principles of Philosophy
I/Of the Principles of Human Knowledge.- II/Of the Principles of Material Objects.- III/Of the Visible Universe.- IV/Of the Earth.- Plates.- Index of Persons and Works.- Index of Subjects and Terms.
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The passions of the soul, 1650.
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Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings
1. General introduction 2. Chronological table of Descartes' life and works 3. Rules for the direction of our native intelligence 4. Discourse on the method 5. Optics 6. Meditations on firstExpand
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Regulæ ad directionem ingenii
Exactly four hundred years after the birth of Rene Descartes (1596-1650), the present volume now makes available, for the first time in a bilingual, philosophical edition prepared especially forExpand
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