The Descartes Dictionary (Bloomsbury Philosophy Dictionaries)

The Descartes Dictionary (Bloomsbury Philosophy Dictionaries)

Kurt Smith

The Descartes Dictionary is an obtainable consultant to the area of the seventeenth-century thinker René Descartes. Meticulously researched and widely cross-referenced, this exact booklet covers all his significant works, principles and affects, and gives a company grounding within the vital issues of Descartes' thought.

The advent presents a biographical cartoon, a short account of Descartes' philosophical works, and a precis of the present kingdom of Cartesian stories, discussing developments in examine during the last 4 a long time. The A-Z entries comprise transparent definitions of the major phrases utilized in Descartes' writings and distinct synopses of his works. additionally integrated are entries noting philosophical affects, of either figures that encouraged Descartes and those who he in flip stimulated.

For someone interpreting or learning Descartes, rationalism, or smooth philosophy extra quite often, this unique source presents a wealth of important info, research, and feedback. together with transparent reasons of usually advanced terminology, The Descartes Dictionary covers every little thing that's necessary to a valid figuring out of Descartes' philosophy.

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