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Read online Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings i I shall imagine myself as if I had no hands no eyes no flesh no blood no senses at all i .

Descartes was prepared to go to any lengths in his search for certainty even to deny those things that seemed most self evident In his i Meditations i of and in the i Objections and Replies i that were included with the original publication he set out to dismantle and then reconstruct the idea of the individual self and its existence In doing so Descartes developed a language of subjectivity that has lasted to this day and also took his first steps towards the view that would eventually be expressed in the epigram i Cogito ergo sum i I think therefore I am one of modern philosophy s most famous and most fiercely controversial claims .

The first part of a two volume edition of Descartes works in Penguin Classics this edition includes extensive selections from the i Objections and Replies i Part One of i The Principles of Philosophy Comments on a Certain Manifesto i and related correspondence from to by René Descartes, Desmond M. Clarke

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Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings
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, In the treatise Passions of the Soul Les passions de l me the last of Descartes published work completed in and dedicated to Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia the author contributes to a long tradition of theorizing the passions, This authoritative translation by John Cottingham of the Meditations is taken from the much acclaimed three volume Cambridge edition of the Philosophical Writings of Descartes It is based on the best available texts and presents Descartes central metaphysical writings in clear readable modern English, i I shall imagine myself as if I had no hands no eyes no flesh no blood no senses at all i br br Descartes was prepared to go to any lengths in his search for certainty even to deny those things that seemed most self evident In his i Meditations i of and in the i Objections and Replies i that were included with the original publication he set out to dismantle and then reconstruct the idea of the individual self and its existence In doing so Descartes developed a language of subjectivity that has lasted to this day and also took his first steps towards the view that would eventually be expressed in the epigram i Cogito ergo sum i I think therefore I am one of modern philosophy s most famous and most fiercely controversial claims br br The first part of a two volume edition of Descartes works in Penguin Classics this edition includes extensive selections from the i Objections and Replies i Part One of i The Principles of Philosophy Comments on a Certain Manifesto i and related correspondence from to