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Discourse on method and related writings

RenГ© Descartes

Discourse on method and related writings

by RenГ© Descartes

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy and science,
  • Philosophy, French -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRené Descartes ; translated with an introduction by Desmond M. Clarke
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsClarke, Desmond M
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16967837M
    ISBN 100140446990

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In 1 you will find various considerations regarding the sciences; in 2 the main rules of the method that the author has sought; in 3 some of the moral rules he has derived from this method; in 4 the arguments by which he proves the existence of God and the Cited by: Book Overview Descartes' Discourse on Method has long been regarded as a seminal contribution to modern philosophy.

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The Discourse forms the preface to his first collection of scientific papers, sketching in a new method based on hypothesis and deduction which was soon to replace techniques derived from Aristotle.

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