Meditations on First Philosophy (Hackett Classics)

Meditations on First Philosophy (Hackett Classics)
By Rene Descartes

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Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy, the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style.

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  • Amazon Sales Rank: #18221 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: Hackett Publishing Co.
  • Published on: 1993-10-01
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: Latin
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.50" h x 5.50" w x .25" l, .15 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 72 pages


  • Used Book in Good Condition

Editorial Reviews


The new version of Cress's translation of Descartes's Meditations has attained an unusually high degree of readability . . . and at the same time, of fidelity to the original.--Roger Ariew, University of South Florida, and Marjorie Grene (1910-2009), Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Language Notes
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Latin

About the Author

Donald Cress is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Parkside.

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5Five Stars
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3Bad edition.
By Carrolle Marks
Mediocre translation with zero annotations. Get a different edition.

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2not a great translation.
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Meh, not a great translation.

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