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By Gregor Sebba

This e-book deals a brand new form of operating software for Cartesian experiences. It provides the literature of the final one hundred sixty years in alphabetical order (Part Two), mixed with a scientific analytical survey (Part One) and a close topical index to the total (Part Three). This association makes it attainable to show bibliogra­ phy from a repository of references right into a workshop of study. The method­ atic survey of half One and the topical index of half 3, jointly, supply a mise au element of Descartes reports over their complete ancient and topical variety. the consequences have frequently been staggering and illuminating to the writer, and if his event is any advisor, the reader, too, will start to ask yourself approximately sure possible well-settled issues, or wonder on the Protean shapes which our elusive thinker assumes whilst powerful commentators strength him to bare his real nature. a piece which has been within the making for fifteen years needs to convey the lines of growth in scope, and adjustments in evaluate. Bibliographia cartesiana amends my Descartes bankruptcy in A severe Bibliography of French Literature, v. three, 1961 (see no. I9a), and supersedes an past model of elements One and , released in 1959 less than the most identify Descartes and his Philosophy, v. 1 (set: no. I8a). half I (Introduction to Descartes reviews) divides the sector into 11 extensive areas.

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Written without regard for the reader's convenience, the book cries out for subtitles, summaries, subject index. Useful H-page bibliography lists sources of Cartesian doctrine and some older criticism. Review: G. Cantecor in RHPh 3: 1929, 234-36. ): "Descartes im Jesuitenkolleg von La Fleche. " ZKT 38: 1914, 494-508. Independently of Monchamp, P. leave La Fleche in 1614 instead of 1612. Study, based on Jesuit archives, corrects Monchamp and Sirven on minor points and gives valuable details about the Jesuits whom D.

On peut prevoir l'avenir - comment! ou la Descartomancie. Payot, 1918, 255 p. , in the spirit of "un Descartes cree par Ie peuple fran~ais, imagine par lui, sorti de sa modle" (15), "du M. de la Palisse de la chanson, du Descartes du pauvre" (16). What Friedrich (no. 543) calls "Vulgarkartesianismus," and by no means confined to France. " PMLA 59: 1944, 446-455. Documented account of the personal relationship between D. " Gassendi remains dignified and pleasant while Descartes is almost brutal, even by the standards of the time.

16). Yet 25 this set piece superseded Baillet as chief biographical source for nearly a century; Diderot preferred it, along with Marc Aurel and some pages from the "Histoire naturelle," to all of Rousseau (see his: (Euvres completes, ed. Assezat, v. 95; but then he had advised Thomas on this Eloge, see no. 438). V. Cousin placed it at the head of his D. edition of I824. Competing eulogies were published in I765 by F. H. Gaillard (who shared the prize), C. H. Couanier Deslandes, Fabre de Charrin, F.

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