HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
dismiss
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)

by René Descartes

Other authors: See the other authors section.

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
3,002193,158 (3.44)7
This edition features reliable, accessible translations; useful editorial materials; and a straightforward presentation of the Objections and Replies, including the objections from Caterus, Arnauld, and Hobbes, accompanied by Descartes' replies, in their entirety. The letter serving as a reply to Gassendi--in which several of Descartes' associates present Gassendi's best arguments and Descartes' replies--conveys the highlights and important issues of their notoriously extended exchange. Roger Ariew's illuminating Introduction discusses the Meditations and the intellectual environment surrounding its reception.… (more)

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 7 mentions

English (15)  Dutch (2)  French (1)  Spanish (1)  All languages (19)
Showing 1-5 of 15 (next | show all)
It rly makes u think...
  theodoram | Apr 7, 2020 |
Logical and critical, this book is a good primer for those interested in Descartes and further philosophy. I recommend it to those seeking knowledge, logic, and sagacity. ( )
  DanielSTJ | Dec 17, 2018 |
read for class. useful but not my thing at all. ( )
  lydiasbooks | Jan 17, 2018 |
complete garbage. who benefits from this stuff? ( )
  jmilloy | Nov 8, 2017 |
Good writer, interesting ideas, but please shut the fuck up you repeat things 384738384 times until it's hammered into my brain and it becomes boring. Fight me, Descartes. Fight me.

I'm only marking this as read because this is like the only full thing we read for philosophy and OHHH MY GOODDDDDDD. ( )
  jwmchen | Nov 4, 2017 |
Showing 1-5 of 15 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (48 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Descartes, Renéprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bennett, JonathanTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Blumbergs, IlmārsIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cottingham, JohnTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cress, Donald A.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Haldane, Elizabeth SandersonTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lafleur, Laurence JulienTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rītups, ArnisTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Soriano, MarcIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Williams, Bernard Arthur OwenIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
I have a very good reason for offering this book to you, and I am confident that you will have an equally good reason for giving it your protection once you understand the principle behind my undertaking; so much so, that my best way of commending it to you will be to tell you briefly of the goal which I shall be aiming at in the book.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (2)

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.44)
0.5 2
1 17
1.5 2
2 28
2.5 5
3 96
3.5 14
4 93
4.5 9
5 48

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 148,853,706 books! | Top bar: Always visible