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Title:
Descartes
Author:
Wilson, Margaret Dauler, 1939-1998.
Publication Information:
London ; Boston : Routledge & K. Paul, 1978.
Physical Description:
xvii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1400 Lexile.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780710088529
Format :
Book

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Concentrates on the "Meditations" to show Descartes' philosophy in the context of his overall scientific objectives, not all of them fully explicit in the texts. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information.Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
A Note on the Textsp. xi
A Note on Descartes's Life and Worksp. xiii
Editions and Abbreviationsp. xvi
I General Doubtp. 1
II Knowledge of Self and Bodiesp. 50
III Some Perspectives on the Third Meditationp. 100
IV Judgment, Ideas and Thoughtp. 139
V True and Immutable Naturesp. 166
VI Mind, Body and Things outside Usp. 177
Conclusionp. 221
Notesp. 224
Bibliographyp. 245
Indexp. 251