Books tagged: descartes

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Descartes' Devil: Three Meditations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
"Descartes’ Devil" is a moving and beautifully constructed book that opens our eyes to the fantasy, humor, and imagination of Descartes. Grünbein’s thought-provoking reflections on the poetry and modernity of the philosopher — this man "chosen to set the course for all of us" — are heightened and made whole by his own playful poems, which conclude each meditation.
Creative Obsession - Philosophic Life in Broad Daylight (An Apomary)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Pragmatism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Pragmatism
Creative Obsession is a modern apomary (an amalgam of aphorisms, apothegms and apologues) which depicts a "boiling pot" of philosophy with astonishing succinctness. The fervent protagonist of Creative Obsession is Homer Dogg, “a hardcore traveler, an honest scholar and an infatuated artist.”
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
In "Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, "Discourse on the Method" and "Meditations on First Philosophy". Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
On the World as Misrepresentation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
In this paper length eBook, psychotherapist and philosopher Tim Kellebrew introduces social referents of dialogue. In this groundbreaking work, he shares an emerging theory of epistemology that transcends 'private' views of representation. Kellebrew also identifies some common errors of our Western Cartesian inheritance and how to transcend them.
Biological Psychology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Physiological psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Physiological psychology
The text defines biopsychology & explains sperm cell development.Gender and sexual identity are discussed & cognitive psychology & the evolution & biological foundations of behavior.The formation of a scientific psychology would occur during the 19th century prior to the official beginnings of the discipline of psychology. he biological view of drug abuse & biopsychology research meet discussion.
René and the Demon
You set the price! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A short philosophical satire. After a grad student hypnotizes an undergrad, they discuss the similarity between hypnosis, hyperempiria, and Descartes' hypothetical mind controlling demon.
Episteme Cartesiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: Spanish. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Por el método cartesiano sabemos que en todo procedimiento racional, la claridad y la evidencia de todo elemento cognoscitivo, o sea, las ideas, constituyen la condición básica de todo procedimiento confiable. Descartes prueba con las matemáticas el valor universal de su método y llega a su fundamento último, esto es, a la subjetividad del hombre como pensamiento o razón para el conocimiento real.
Filosofia de la Ciencia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
Es un estudio amplio sobre la especulación científica y los esfuerzos epistemológicos, fenomenológicos, gnoseológicos, existencialistas, materialistas, cartesianos y científicos, desde el surgimiento de la filosofía hasta los tiempos actuales.
Racionalismo Cartesiano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Renato Descartes parte del sujeto, del mí mismo, y le atribuye la capacidad del conocimiento. Su Cogito, ergo sum (pienso, luego existo) es la suprema síntesis de su racionalismo.