Meditations on First Philosophy (3rd ed.)

by René Descartes, Donald A. Cress

Series: Hackett Classics

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  • 1603844813
  • 9780872201927
  • 9781603844819
  • 9781603845168

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.


  • Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.; October 1993
  • ISBN: 9781603844819
  • Edition: 3
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  • Title: Meditations on First Philosophy
  • Series: Hackett Classics
  • Author: René Descartes; Donald A. Cress (trans.)
  • Imprint: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1603844813
  • 9780872201927
  • 9781603844819
  • 9781603845168

In The Press

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


About The Author

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

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1603844813
  • 9780872201927
  • 9781603844819
  • 9781603845168