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]
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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)

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • 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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Tracate on Education
Trachiniae, The
Trachis, The Women of
Tragedy, An American
Tragedy, The Birth of
Traits, English
Travels, Gulliver's
Treasure Island
Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle
Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding
Treatise on Government, Second
Treatise of Human Nature, A
Treatise on Light
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections
Treatise on the Vacuum, Preface to the
Treatises, Scientific (Pascal)
Treatises on the Equilibrium of Liquids and on the Weight of the Mass of the Air
Treatises on Government, Two
Trembling, Fear and
Trial, The
Trial, Civilization on
Triangle, Treatise on the Arithmetical
Trinity, On the
Tristam Shandy
Tristia
Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare)
Troilus and Criseyde (Chaucer)
Trojan Women, The
True History, The
True Humanism
Truth, An Inquiry into Meaning and
Truth, Poetry and
Truth of Intercourse
Tub, A Tale of a
Turn of the Screw, The
Turtle, The Phoenix and the
Twelfth Night (or, What You Will)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Twenty-Three Tales
Twilight of the Idols
Twist, Oliver
Two Cities, A Tale of
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Two New Sciences, Dialogues Concerning
Two Sources of Morality and Religion, The
Two Treatises on Government
Tyrannus, Oedipus
Ulcers, On
Ulysses
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Vanya
Unconscious, The
Underground, Notes from
Understanding, On the Conduct of the
Understanding, Essay Concerning Human (Locke)
Understanding, An Inquiry Concerning Human (Hume)
Understanding, New Essays Concerning Human (Leibniz)
United States, Constitution of the
Unknowing, The Cloud of
Upanishads, The
Usher, The Fall of the House of
Utilitarianism
Utopia
Vacuum, New Experiments Concerning the
Vacuum, Preface to the Treatise on the
Value, Price, and Profit
Vanity Fair
Vanity of Human Wishes, The
Vanya, Uncle
Variability, Heredity and its
Varieties of Religious Experience, The
Vedas, The
Venice, The Merchant of
Ventoux, Ascent of Mt.
Venus and Adonis
Verona, The Two Gentlemen of
Vicar, Profession of Faith of a Savoyard
Vices, Virtues and
Vicissitudes, Instincts and Their
Virtues, The
Virtues and Vices
Visions, A Conflict of
Volsungs and Niblungs, The Story of the
Voyage of the Beagle, The
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