eBook Descartes's Meditations: An Introduction (Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts) download
by Catherine Wilson
Author: Catherine Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (December 8, 2003)
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I teach Descartes in introductory college courses. Reading Wilson's introduction to that great work, I am tempted to hate Descartes.
I teach Descartes in introductory college courses. It is intended as an inroad for the general university student coming to Descartes, perhaps philosophy, for the first time. To zip through this book might help one to organize the dialogue between Descartes and his interlocutors, but that is all, because Wilson's explanations of said fail to penetrate the surface of the original texts. This book is not functional for reading side-by-side with the original.
It is well-suited to university-level courses on Descartes, but can also be read with profit by students in other disciplines.
p. cm. – (Cambridge introductions to key philosophical texts). Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 0 521 80981 9 (hardback) – isbn 0 521 00766 6 (paperback) 1. Descartes, Rene´, 1596–1650.
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