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Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy With Selections from the Objections and Replies

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ISBN-10: 0521558182

ISBN-13: 9780521558181

Edition: 2nd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Ren� Descartes, John Cottingham, Bernard Williams, Karl Ameriks, Desmond M. Clarke

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This translation is based upon the best available texts and presents Descartes' central metaphysical writings in clear, readable modern English. This book contains a new introduction to Descartes' philosophy by John Cottingham.
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/18/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858

Sartre is the dominant figure in post-war French intellectual life. A graduate of the prestigious Ecole Normale Superieure with an agregation in philosophy, Sartre has been a major figure on the literary and philosophical scenes since the late 1930s. Widely known as an atheistic proponent of existentialism, he emphasized the priority of existence over preconceived essences and the importance of human freedom. In his first and best novel, Nausea (1938), Sartre contrasted the fluidity of human consciousness with the apparent solidity of external reality and satirized the hypocrisies and pretensions of bourgeois idealism. Sartre's theater is also highly ideological, emphasizing the importance…    

Introductory essay Bernard Williams
Introduction
Chronology
Meditations on first philosophy
Selections from the objections and replies
Index