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Published: 01 January 2016

448 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199684137

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The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings

Rene Descartes
Michael Moriarty

Oxford World's Classics

  • The only edition to combine The Passions of the Soul and the first part of the Principles of Philosophy, which sets out Descartes's key philosophical principles, with the correspondence with Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, essential to the genesis of The Passions
  • A new translation of these important later writings, which open up new pyschological and ethical perspectives
  • Translation includes the page numbers in the standard edition (Adam and Tannery) to facilitate cross-referencing
  • The Introduction places the work in the intellectual context of the time, and notes clarify the text and points of difficulty
  • Up-to-date bibliography.

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