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Descartes"s Meditations An Introduction (Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts) by Catherine Wilson

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Western philosophy, c 500 to c 1600,
  • Meditationes de prima philosop,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Proof, Ontological,
  • Metaphysics,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • First philosophy,
  • 1596-1650,
  • Descartes, Rene,,
  • God

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7755219M
ISBN 100521809819
ISBN 109780521809818

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