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RENE DESCARTES (1596 - 1650)

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CONFERENCES

  • The Cartesian 'Myth of the Ego' and the Analytic/Continental Divide, Radboud University of Nijmegen, September 3-4, 2010

  • Descartes: Philosophie Naturelle, Philosophie de l’Esprit, University of Provence Aix-Marseille, December 6-9, 2007

  • Descartes and Contemporary Philosophy, Society for the Advancement of Philosophy and the Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, May 20-23, 2007

  • Mind and Science in Descartes, Philosophy Programme, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, February 13, 2004

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  • Anthologies:

    • The Correspondence between Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia and Rene Descartes.  Ed. and trans. Lisa Shapiro.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2007.

    • Philosophical Essays and Correspondence.  Ed. Roger Ariew.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 2000.

    • The Meditations, and Other Metaphysical Writings.  Ed. Desmond M. Clarke.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1999.

    • The Princess and the Philosopher: Letters of Elisabeth of the Palatine to Rene Descartes.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999.

    • A Discourse on Method, Meditations, and Principles.  Ed. John Veitch.  New York: Everyman, 1994.

    • Philosophical Writings.  3 Vols.  Ed. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff, and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1985-1991.

      • Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.

    • Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy.  4th Ed.  Ed. Donald A. Cress.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998.

    • The Essential Descartes.  Ed. Margaret D. Wilson.  New York: Mentor, 1969.

    • Correspondance.  8 Vols.  Ed. Charles Adam and Gerard Milhaud.  Paris: PUF, 1936-1963.

    • Philosophical Works.  2 Vols.  Trans. E. S. Haldance and G. R. T. Ross.  Cambridge: CUP, 1931.  Rpt. 1967.

    • Oeuvres.  12 Vols.  Ed. Charles Adam and Paul tannery.  Paris: Cerf, 1897-1913.

  • Selected Individual Writings:

    • Les Passions de l’Ame.  Paris: Henry Le Gras, 1649.

      • The Passions of the Soul.  Trans. Stephen H. Voss.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 1989.

      • "Passions of the Soul."  Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  218-238.

    • Notae in Programma Quoddam.  1648.

      • "Comments on a Certain Broadsheet."  Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  213-217.

    • Principia Philosophiae.  1644.

      • "Principles of Philosophy." Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  160-212.

      • Principles of Philosophy.  Trans. V. R. Miller and R. P. Miller.  Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1983.

    • Meditationes de Prima Philosophia.  1641.

      • "Meditations on First Philosophy."  Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  73-122.

      • Meditations on First Philosophy, with Selections from the Objections and Replies.  Trans. John Cottingham.  Cambridge: CUP, 1986.

    • Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison, et chercher la vérité dans les sciences.  1637.

      • "Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason ands Seeking the Truth in the Sciences."  Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  20-56.

    • La Dioptrique.  1637.

      • "Optics."  Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  57-72

    • "La Géométrie."  1637.

      • "Geometry." 

    • "La Météores."  1637.

      • "Meteorology." 

    • Le Monde.  1633.

      • "The World." 

    • Regulae ad Directionem Ingenii.  1627-1628.

      • "Rules for the Direction of Our Native Intelligence."  Selected Philosophical Writings.  Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.  1-19.

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  • Anthologies:
    • Bordo, Susan, ed.  Feminist Interpretations of Descartes.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1999.

    • Cottingham, John, ed.  Descartes.  Oxford: OUP, 1998.

    • Cottingham, John, ed.  Reason, Will and Sensation: Studies in Descartes' Metaphysics.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1994.

    • Cottingham, John, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Descartes.  Cambridge: CUP, 1992.

    • Doney, Willis, ed.  Descartes: a Collection of Critical Essays.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967.
    • Gaukroger, Stephen, ed.  Blackwell Guide to Descartes' Meditations.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.

    • Gaukroger, Stephen, John Schuster and John Sutton.  Descartes' Natural Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 2000.

    • Hooker, Michael, ed.  Descartes: Critical and Interpretative Essays.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1978.

    • Rorty, Amelie Oksenberg, ed.  Essays on Descartes' Meditations.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1986.

    • Schmaltz, Tad, ed.  Receptions of Descartes: Cartesianism and Anti-Cartesianism in Early Modern Europe.  London: Routledge, 2005.

    • Weissman, David, ed.  Discourse on the Method and Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1996.

  • Selected Individual Works:
    • Aczel, Amir D.  Descartes’ Secret Notebook: True Tale of Mathematics, Mysticism, and the Quest to Understand the Universe.  Broadway, 2005.
    • Aldrich, Virgil C.  "Descartes' Method of Doubt."  Philosophy of Science 4 (1937): .
    • Almog, Joseph.  Cogito?  Descartes and Thinking the World.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.
    • Beck, L. J.  The Method of Descartes: a Study of the Regulae.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1952.
    • Bicknell, Jeanette.  "Descartes's Rhetoric: Roads, Foundations, and Difficulties in the Method."  Philosophy and Rhetoric 36.1 (2003): 22-38.
    • Bineham, Jeffery L.  "Displacing Descartes: Philosophical Hermeneutics and Rhetorical Studies."  Philosophy and Rhetoric 27.4 (1994): 300-312.
    • Blom, John.  Descartes: his Moral Philosophy and Psychology.  New York: New York UP, 1973.
    • Broughton, Janet.  Descartes' Method of Doubt.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2003.
    • Brown, Deborah J.  Descartes and the Passionate Mind.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.
    • Bruns, Gerald L.  "A Literary Man's Guide to the Discourse on Method (1637)."  boundary 2 8.2 (1980): 141-64.

    • Carr, Thomas M., Jr.  Descartes and the Resilience of Rhetoric: Varieties of Cartesian Rhetorical Theory Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1990.

    • Carriero, John.  Between Two Worlds: a Reading of Descartes's Meditations.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2009.

    • Caton, Hiram.  The Origin of Subjectivity: an Essay on Descartes.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1973.
    • Chappell, Vere, ed.  Descartes's Meditations: Critical Essays.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1997.

    • Clarke, Desmond M.  Descartes: a Biography.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

    • Clemenson, David.  Descartes' Theory of Ideas.  London: Continuum, 2007.

    • Cottingham, John.  Cartesian Reflections: Essays on Descartes's Philosophy.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.

    • Cottingham, John.  Descartes.  London: Routledge, 1999.

    • Cunning, David.  Argument and Persuasion in Descartes' Meditations.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.

    • Damasio, Antonio R.  Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain.  Harper Perennial, 1995.

    • De Rosa, Raffaella.  Descartes and the Puzzle of Sensory Representation.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.

    • Fancher, R. E.  "Rene Descartes and the Foundations of Modern Psychology."  Pioneers of Psychology.  New York: Norton, 1979.  3rd Ed. 1996.  1-33.

    • Fumaroli, Marc.  "Ego scriptor: Rhétorique et philosophie dans le Discours de la méthode."  Problematique et réception du Discours de la méthode et des Essais.  Ed. Henri Méchoulan.  Paris: Vrin, 1988.  31-46.

    • Garber, Daniel.  Descartes' Metaphysical Physics.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1992.
    • Gaukroger, Stephen.  Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 2002.
    • Gaukroger, Stephen.  Descartes: an Intellectual Biography.  Oxford: OUP, 1995.
    • Gibson, A. Boyce.  The Philosophy of Descartes.  London: Methuen, 1932.
    • Grayling, A. C.  Descartes: the Life of Rene Descartes and its Place in his Times.  New York: Free Press, 2005.
    • Groarke, Leo.  “Descartes' First Meditation: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed.” Journal of the History of Philosophy 22.2 (1984): .
    • Gueroult, Martial.  Descartes' Philosophy Interpreted According to the Order of Reasons.  2 Vols.  Trans. Roger Ariew.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1984.
    • Hatfield, Gary.  Routledge Guidebook to Descartes and the Meditations.  London: Routledge, 2002.

    • Hoffman, Paul.  Essays on Descartes.  Oxford: OUP, 2009.

    • Ijsseling, Samuel.  "Francis Bacon, René Descartes, and the New Science."  Rhetoric and Philosophy in Conflict: an Historical Survey.  Trans. Paul Dunphy.  The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1976.  60-70.

    • Judovitz, Dalia.  Subjectivity and Representation in Descartes Cambridge: CUP, 1988.

    • Kambouchner, Denis.  Les Méditations métaphysiques de Descartes.  Paris: PUF, 2005.

    • Keeling, S. V.  Descartes.  London: Ernest Benn, 1934.

    • Kenny, Anthony.  Descartes: a Study of his Philosophy.  New York: Random House, 1968  Rpt. St. Augustine Press, 2000.

    • Lacour, Claudia Brodsky.  Lines of Thought: Discourse, Architectonics, and the Origin of Modern Philosophy.  Durham: Duke UP, 1996.
    • Lennon, Thomas M.  The Plain Truth: Descartes, Huet, and Skepticism.  Leiden: Brill, 2008.
    • Machamer, Peter, and J. E. McGuire.  Descartes's Changing Mind.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2009.
    • Menn, Stephen.  Descartes and Augustine
    • Morris, John.  "Descartes' Natural Light."  Journal of the History of Philosophy 11 (1973): .
    • Naaman-Zauderer, Noa.  Descartes' Deontological Turn: Reason, Will, and Virtue in the Later Writings.  Cambridge: CUP, 2010.
    • Prado, C. G.  Descartes and Foucault: a Contrastive Introduction to Philosophy.  Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 1992.
    • Rée, Jonathan.  "Descartes' Comedy."  Philosophical Tales: an Essay in Philosophy and Literature.  London: Methuen, 1987.  5-30.
    • Rodis-Lewis, Geneviève.  Descartes: BiographieCalmann-Lévy, 1995.

      • Descartes: his Life and Thought.  Trans. Jane Marie Todd.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1998.

    • Rorty, Amélie Oksenberg.  "Descartes on Thinking with the Body."  Cambridge Companion to Descartes.  Ed. John CottinghamCambridge: CUP, 1992371-92.

    • Rorty, Amélie Oksenberg.  "Experiments in Philosophic Genre: Descartes' Meditations."  Critical Inquiry 9 (1983): 545-565.

    • Roth, Leon.  Descartes' Discourse on the Method.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1937.

    • Rozemond, Marleen.  Descartes's Dualism.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1998.
    • Rubin, Ronald.  Silencing the Demon's Advocate: the Strategy of Descartes' Meditations.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 2008.

    • Sarkar, Husain.  Descartes' Cogito: Saved from the Great Shipwreck.  Cambridge: CUP, 2003.

    • Schuster, John A.  "Cartesian Method as Mythic Speech: a Diachronic and Structural Analysis."  The Politics and Rhetoric of Scientific Method: Historical Studies.  Ed. Schuster and Richard R. Yeo.  Dordrecht: Reidel / Kluwer, 1986.

    • Sedgwick, Peter.  "Descartes, Knowledge and Certainty."  Descartes to Derrida: an Introduction to European Philosophy.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.  3-11.

    • Shorto, Russell.  Descartes' Bones: a Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason.  New York: Doubleday, 2008.

    • Smith, Norman Kemp.  New Studies in the Philosophy of Descartes: Descartes as Pioneer.  London: Macmillan, 1952.

    • Sorell, Tom.  Descartes: a Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: OUP, 2000.

    • Watson, Richard.  Cogito, Ergo Sum: the Life of Rene Descartes.  David R. Godine, 2002.

    • West, David.  "From Modernity to Enlightenment."  An Introduction to Continental Philosophy.  Cambridge: Polity, 1996.  7-16.

    • Wilson, Catherine.  Descartes's Meditations: an Introduction.  Cambridge: CUP, 2003.

    • Wilson, M. D.  Descartes.  London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978.

    • Williams, Bernard.  Descartes: the Project of Pure Enquiry.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978.  Rpt. 1990.

    • Williams, Caroline.  "Descartes and the Birth of the Modern CogitoContemporary French Philosophy: Modernity and the Persistence of the Subject.  London: Athlone, 2001.  14-18.

    • Wilson, Margaret.  Descartes.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1978.

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