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Descartes' work is one of the most influential in history. The famous phrase, "COGITO ERGO SUM"   (I think, therefore I am) is a central theme. Descartes' beliefs on that dual nature of mind and body, and his emphasis on the role of doubt in all inquiry, has formed the basis for science and social thought.
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 Download Descartes' DISCOURSE ON THE METHOD OF RIGHTLY CONDUCTING THE REASON, AND SEEKING TRUTH IN  THE SCIENCES by clicking on its title - 218 KB.

Download Descartes' Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason, and Seeking Truth in Sciences and Selections from the Principles of Philosophy in one 6 x 9 formatted eBook (designed for printing) - 337 KB

Download Descartes' Selections from the Principles of Philosophy in standard two-column format - 322 KB
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This page created and maintained by Jim Manis; last updated October 29, 2007.