Discourse on Method and Related Writings, Paperback Book

Discourse on Method and Related Writings Paperback


This is the second of a new two-volume edition of the works of Descartes in Penguin Classics.

This volume is designed for students who approach Descartes from the point of view of his philosophy of science.

Includes DISCOURSE ON METHOD, the most accessible and well-known of his discussions of scientific method; the first seven chapters of the earlier, unpublished work, THE WORLD; as well as a selection of Descartes' correspondence and his replies to his critics.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: History of Western philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780140446999

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