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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If you want to gain an understanding of modern philosophy this has to be your starting point. Sets the frame of debates that would build for centuries and would underpin the attitudes and dilemmas of ... Read full review

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What the first two meditations mean: Don't even trust yourself. Not even yourself's self. Not even yourself's self's self. Not even yourself's self's sel...... The last four don't matter. Ain't go no time fo dat. 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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