The Resource Starting with Descartes, D.G. Prado

Starting with Descartes, D.G. Prado

Label
Starting with Descartes
Title
Starting with Descartes
Statement of responsibility
D.G. Prado
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
René Descartes was the founding father of modern Western philosophy and a pivotal thinker in the history of this subject. Covering all the key concepts of his work, Starting with Descartes provides an introduction to the ideas of this philosopher. Thematically structured, the book leads the reader through a thorough overview of the development of Descartes' thought, resulting in a more complete understanding of the roots of his philosophical concerns. Offering coverage of the full range of Descartes' ideas, the book explores his major work The Meditations on First Philosophy and his basic methodology of philosophical questioning. The book introduces the historical context in which Descartes wrote and the major thinkers whose work proved influential in the development of his thought, as well as those he influenced. --From publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
194
Index
index present
LC call number
B1854
LC item number
.P733 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Starting with
Label
Starting with Descartes, D.G. Prado
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-160) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Descartes and his project -- The first meditation: methodological doubt -- The second meditation: the cogito -- The third meditation: the causal argument for god's existence -- A brief interlude -- The fourth meditation: explaining the possibility of error -- The fifth meditation: the ontological argument for god's existence -- The sixth meditation: the world's existence
Control code
ocn676700720
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 170 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441191670
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24945316
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676700720
  • pebcs1441191674

Library Locations

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