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Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy

With Selections from the Objections and Replies

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Edited and translated by John Cottingham, University of Reading

Description

Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy remains one of the most widely studied works of Western philosophy. This volume is a refreshed and updated edition of John Cottingham's bestselling 1996 edition, based on his translation in the acclaimed three-volume Cambridge edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes. It presents the complete text of Descartes's central metaphysical masterpiece, the Meditations, in clear, readable modern English, and it offers the reader additional material in a thematic abridgement of the Objections and Replies, providing…

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Key features

  • Revised and updated edition of John Cottingham's acclaimed 1996 translation
  • Features a substantially revised introduction and bibliography and includes specially selected extracts from the Objections and Replies
  • Offers a readable, modern translation, providing students with a clear understanding of the complex philosophical arguments and ideas of the Meditations

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781107416277
  • Series Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy
  • Subjects Philosophy,Philosophy Texts
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 17 April 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107059207
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.46kg
    • Page extent: 214 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 10 April 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107665736
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.35kg
    • Page extent: 214 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 28 May 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107416277

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