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]
  • HTML (7 pages, indexed) at An Online Library of Literature
  • 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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Ballads (Stevenson) (pub. 1890)
In Exile (c. 1890?)
Hedda Gabler (1890)
Ivan the Fool (1890)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)
The Principles of Psychology (1890)
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891)
Thus Spake Zarathustra (1891)
The Master Builder (1892)
A Woman of No Importance (1893)
Arms and the Man (1894)
The Black Monk (1894)
The Jungle Book (1894)
Rothschild's Fiddle (1894)
Salome (1894)
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
Jude the Obscure (1895)
The Red Badge of Courage (1895)
Selected Papers on Hysteria (1895)
The Time Machine (1895)
Twilight of the Idols (1895)
Matter and Memory (1896)
The Seagull (1896)
Captains Courageous (1897)
Uncle Vanya (1897)
An Outpost of Progress (1898)
The Turn of the Screw (1898)
The War of the Worlds (1898)
What is Art? (1898)
The Interpretation of Dreams (1900)
Philosophy of Money (1900)
Sister Carrie (1900)
The Wizard of Oz (1900)
Caesar and Cleopatra (1901)
On Dreams (1901)
Heart of Darkness (1901)
Kim (1901)
Psychopathology of Everyday Life (1901)
Science and Hypothesis (1901)
The Will to Power (1901)
The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902)
The Wings of the Dove (1902)
After the Ball (1903)
The Ambassadors (1903)
The Beast in the Jungle (1903)
Call of the Wild (1903)
The Cherry Orchard (1904)
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904-05)
The Life of Reason (1905-06)
Major Barbara (1905)
Man and Superman (1905)
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905)
White Fang (1906)
The American Scene (1907)
Creative Evolution (1907)
The Education of Henry Adams (1907)
Pragmatism (1907)
The Sexual Enlightenment of Children (1907)
Twenty-Three Tales (Tolstoy) (1907)
What Men Live By (1907)
The Mysterious Stranger (c. 1908; pub. 1916)
Science and Method (1908)
The Virtues (1908)
Poems (T.S. Eliot) (1909-62)
The Rat Man (1909)
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