Meditations on First Philosophy (Third Edition) (Google eBook)

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Hackett Publishing, Mar 12, 1993 - Philosophy - 72 pages
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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.
  

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User Review  - Jack Holden - Goodreads

Blech. I suspected I would not like Descartes, and now that I've read his Meditations, my suspicions have been confirmed. His mind is a mess, his writing style is like "stream-of-consciousness"(or ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meg Story - Goodreads

Come on Descartes, how you gonna use the causal principle to prove the existence of God when you haven't established you're allowed to use the causal principle? If God really existed he wouldn't allow your bogus arguments for him to be part of my philosophy curriculum. Read full review

Contents

Letter of Dedication
1
Preface to the Reader
5
Synopsis of the Following Six Meditations
8
Meditation One
13
Meditation Two
17
Meditation Three
24
Meditation Four
35
Meditation Five
42
Meditation Six
47
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TOC: Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason and Seeking Truth in the Sciences; Meditations on the First Philosphy; The Principles of Philosophy; Demonstrations of the Existence of Deity; Notes by the Translator: Perception, Idea, Objective Reality, From or Through the Senses, Thought, Innate Ideas, Formally and Eminently, Pure Intellection, Motion, Second Element.

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