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Published by University Press in London, Cambridge .
Written in English

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  • Philosophy.

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    Statementrendered into English by Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Ross.
    ContributionsHaldane, Elizabeth Sanderson, 1862- , tr., Ross, G. R. T.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22337373M

    Volumes I and II provided a completely new translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. Volume III contains of Descartes' letters, over half of which have previously not been translated into English. It incorporates, in its entirety, Anthony Kenny's celebrated translation of selected philosophical letters, first published in /5(1). Major Works. Rene Descartes left a large number of writings of major importance for both philosophy and mathematics. Of all his works, the “Meditations on First Philosophy” published in and is probably of the greatest importance and remains one of the seminal texts in virtually all university philosophy departments.

    Get this from a library! The philosophical works of Descartes. [René Descartes; Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane; G R T Ross] -- The aim of this edition is to present to English readers all the philosophical works of Descartes which were originally intended for publication. More than one . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Descartes, René, Philosophical works. [New York] Dover Publications [] (OCoLC)

    These two volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in All the works included in that edition are translated here, together with a number of additional texts crucial for an 5/5(1). These two volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in /5(10).


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Haldane and G.R.T. Ross Item Preview remove-circle Descartes, René, Publication date Publisher Cambridge University PressPages: Descartes continued to publish works concerning both mathematics and philosophy for the rest of his life.

In he published a metaphysics treatise, Meditationes de Prima Philosophia (Meditations on First Philosophy), written in Latin and thus addressed to the : 31 MarchLa Haye en Touraine, Kingdom.

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This is a list of important publications in philosophy, organized by field. Foundation – A publication whose ideas would go on to be the foundation of a topic or field within philosophy. Breakthrough – A publication that changed or added to philosophical knowledge significantly.

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He was among the first to abandon Scholastic Aristotelianism by formulating the first modern version of mind-body dualism and by applying an original system of methodical doubt.These two volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts.

They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in /5(9).