Meditations on First Philosophy, Paperback Book
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Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy , the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 72 pages
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of Western philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780872201927

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Well, it was cool until he ended up "deducing" the existence of God.

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I think this is an important work to read if you're doing philosophy. I don't like Descartes' philosophy, personally, but his writing is relatively easy to read and he wrote some very important arguments that must be considered. For example, "I think therefore I am."<br/><br/>I loathe his ontological argument beyond all believing, but don't mind me. You should read this and make your own decisions. <br/><br/>Edit: Reread. Still don't like his philosophy, but it's easier to read when you read it all at once and sequentially.