The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes' Meditations Paperback
Part of the The Routledge Guides to the Great Books series
Descartes is widely regarded to be the father of modern philosophy and his Meditations is among the most important philosophical texts ever written.
The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes' Meditations introduces the major themes in Descartes' great book and acts as a companion for reading this key work, examining:The context of Descartes' work and the background to his writingEach separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impactThe reception the book received when first seen by the worldThe relevance of Descartes' work to modern philosophy, it's legacy and influenceWith further reading included throughout, this text follows Descartes' original work closely, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 364 pages, 2 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 18/07/2014
- Category: Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780415672764