Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings

Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings


Introduction by: Desmond M. Clarke
Translator: Desmond M. Clarke

Format
Paperback
Price
$12.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140447019
  • 256 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

A new translation of the six Meditations and accompanying selections from the Objections and Replies, which constitute a definitive statement of the foundations of Descartes’ philosophy. Also includes relevant correspondence form the period and extracts from his other metaphysical treatises.

Table of Contents

The Penguin Descartes
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Further Reading

Meditations on First Philosophy

Letter of Dedication to the Sorbonne
Preface to the Reader
Summary of the Following Six Meditations
Meditations
Objections and Replies (Selections)

The Principles of Philosophy

Letter to Princess Elizabeth
Part One: The Principles of Human Knowledge

Descartes’ Correspondence: Selections, 1643-9

Comments on a Certain Manifesto

Notes
Index

Notes

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