Rene Descartes (1596-1650)

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List of Works
[Discourse on Method]   [Geometry]   [Meditations on First Philosophy]   [Objections Against the Meditations and Replies]   [Rules for the Direction of the Mind]  

Discourse on Method (1637) [GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg
  • Spanish HTML (single page) at Diccionario Teológico Mercabá (Translator unknown)
  • French Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg
  • Finnish Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I, includes Rules for the Direction of the Mind and Discourse on the Method plus other works. (Cambridge University Press, 1985, 432 pg).
  • Paperback edition of A Discourse on Method and Meditations on the First Philosophy, translated by Laurence J. LaFleur (Bobbs-Merril Co, 1960).
  • Paperback edition of A Discourse on Method and Meditations on the First Philosophy, translated by Donald A. Cress (Hackett Pub Co, 1999).
  • Paperback edition of A Discourse on Method and Meditations on the First Philosophy, translated by John Veitch (Prometheus Books, 1989, 123 pg).
  • Spanish Paperback edition, Discurso del Método y Meditaciones metaphysicas, translated by Gabriel García Morente (Tecnos, 2007, 240 pg).
  • French/English Paperback bilingual edition, Discourse de la Methode - Discourse on the Method, translation by George Heffernan (Univ of Notre Dame Pr, 1994).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston.
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Geometry (1637) [GBWW,HTR]
  • French Multi-format (PDF, TeX) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Dover Pubns, 1925).
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Meditations on First Philosophy (1641) [GBWW,HTR]
  • HTML (Single page, 170 KB) at The Undergraduate Center of Triton College (Translated by John Veitch, Ll.D.)
  • PDF (228KB; page down, link should be #06 in the list of documents) at Eddie Jackson's Philosophy Library (Translated by John Veitch, Ll.D.)
  • Spanish PDF at Diccionario Teológico Mercabá (Translator unknown)
  • French HTML (Single page, 224 KB) at Association @lyon
  • Latin Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition of A Discourse on Method and Meditations on the First Philosophy, translated by Laurence J. LaFleur (Bobbs-Merril Co, 1960).
  • Paperback edition of A Discourse on Method and Meditations on the First Philosophy, translated by Donald A. Cress (Hackett Pub Co, 1999).
  • Paperback edition of A Discourse on Method and Meditations on the First Philosophy, translated by John Veitch (Prometheus Books, 1989, 123 pg).
  • French/English Paperback bilingual edition, Meditations on First Philosophy/Meditations de Prima Philosophia, translation by George Heffernan (Univ of Notre Dame Pr, 1990, 208 pg).
  • Spanish Paperback edition, Discurso del Método y Meditaciones metaphysicas, translated by Gabriel García Morente (Tecnos, 2007, 240 pg).

    Available at other booksellers:
  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston.
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Objections Against the Meditations and Replies (1641) [GBWW]
  • No known online texts

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  • Paperback edition of Descartes and His Contemporaries: Meditations, Objections, and Replies (Univ of Chicago Press, 1995, 261 pg).
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Rules for the Direction of the Mind (1628) [GBWW,HTR]
  • No known complete online texts
  • HTML (Single page, not sure if complete or excerpts) at Wikisource (Translated by Elizabeth Anscombe and Peter Thomas Geach)

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  • Paperback edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I, includes Rules for the Direction of the Mind and Discourse on the Method plus other works. (Cambridge University Press, 1985, 432 pg).
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I and Thou
"I Have a Dream"
Ibis
Id, The Ego and the
Ideas, Adventures of
Ideas; Six Great
Idiot, The
Idols, Twilight of the
Idomeneus, Letter to
Iliad
Illusion, The Future of an
Ilych, The Death of Ivan
Imaginary Invalid, The
Imitation of Christ, On the
Immortality, Intimations of
Importance, A Woman of No
Importance of Being Earnest, The
Impostor, The
Inaugural Address, 1st (Lincoln)
Inaugural Address, 2nd (Lincoln)
Incarnation, On the
Independence, Declaration of
Indestructibility of Our Inner Nature, The
Individual Freedom
Inequality, On the Origin of
Inferno
Inhibitions, Symptoms, and Anxiety
Injuries of the Head, On
Inner Nature, The Indestructibility of Our
Innocence, Songs of
Innocents Abroad
Inquiry; Logic, the Theory of
Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding, An
Inquiry into Meaning and Truth, An
Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, An
Instincts and Their Vicissitudes
Institutes of the Christian Religion
Instruments of Reduction
Intellect: Mind Over Matter
Intercourse, Truth of
Interior Castle
Interpretation, On
Interpretation of Dreams, The
Intimations of Immortality
Introduction to Arithmetic
Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy
Introduction to Mathematics, An
Introduction to the Metaphysics of Morals
Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
Introduction to the Propyläen
Introduction to Psychoanalysis, A General
Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, New
Invalid, The Imaginary
Ion (Euripides)
Ion (Plato)
Iphigenia Among the Taurians
Iphigenia at Aulis
Island, Treasure
Isthmian Odes
Italy, A Sentimental Journey Through France and
Ivan Denisovich, One Day in the Life of
Ivan the Fool
Ivan Ilych, The Death of
Ivanhoe
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