Descartes's Meditations: An Introduction

Synopsis

This new introduction to a philosophical classic draws on the reinterpretations of Descartes' thought of the past twenty-five years. Catherine Wilson examines the arguments of Descartes' famous Meditations, revealing how he constructs a theory of the mind, body, nature, and God from a premise of radical uncertainty. She discusses in detail the historical context of Descartes' writings and their relationship to early modern science.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2003