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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Code of Hammurabi
Colonus, Oedipus at
Comedy, The Divine
Comedy of Errors, The
Commander, On the Cavalry
Commentary on Galatians
Common Law, The
Common Prayer, The Book of
Common Sense
Communist Manifesto, The
Compact, Mayflower
Complaint, A Lover's
Compleat Angler, The
Concerning Civil Government
Conduct of the Understanding, On the
Confederation, Articles of
Confession, My (Tolstoy)
Confession, Stavrogin's
Confessions (Augustine)
Confessions (Rousseau)
Conflict of Visions, A
Conic Sections, On
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A
Conoids and Spheroids, On
Conquests and Cultures
Conscience
Constitution, The Athenian (Aristotle)
Constitution of the Athenians, On the (Xenophon))
Constitution of the Lacedaemonians, On the
Constitution of the United States
Constitutional Convention Debates
Contract, Of the Original
Contract, The Social
Conversation, Hints Towards an Essay on
Copernican Astronomy, Epitome of
Copperfield, David
Corinthians, Letter to the (St. Clement)
Coriolanus
Correspondence with Arnauld
Correspondence with Fermat on the Theory of Probabilities
Corruption, On Generation and
Cosmetics
Count of Monte Cristo, The
Courage
Courage, The Red Badge of
Courageous, Captains
Court, On a Certain Lady at
Courtier, The
Cratylus
Creative Evolution
Creed, The Spartan
Creeds, The Sale of
Cressida, Troilus and (Shakespeare)
Crime and Punishment
Criseyde, Troilus and (Chaucer)
Critias
Criticism, Essay on
Critique of Judgement
Critique of Practical Reason
Critique of Pure Reason
Crito
Cromwell
Crowd, Far From the Madding
Crusoe, Robinson
Culture, Race and
Cultures, Conquests and
Cultures, Migrations and
Cures for Love
Cyclops, The
Cylinder, On Sphere and
Cymbeline, King of Britain
Cyropaedia (c. 380? BC)
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