This edition features reliable, accessible translations; useful editorial materials; and a straightforward presentation of the Objections and Replies, including the objections from Caterus, Arnauld, and Hobbes, accompanied by Descartes' replies, in their entirety.
The letter serving as a reply to Gassendi--in which several of Descartes' associates present Gassendi's best arguments and Descartes' replies--conveys the highlights and important issues of their notoriously extended exchange.
Roger Ariew's illuminating Introduction discusses the Meditations and the intellectual environment surrounding its reception.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Publication Date: 30/03/2006
- Category: Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780872207981