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Book Number 4450 
Author Descartes, René 
Title Meditationes De Prima Philosophia, In quibus Dei Existentia, & Animae humanae à corpore Distinctio, demonstrantur. His adjunctae sunt variae objections doctorum virorum in ist as de Deo & Anima demonstrations; Cum Responsionibus Auctoris. Editio ultima prioribus auctior & emendatior. [WITH] Appendix, continens objections quintas & septimas in Renati Des-Cartes Meditationes de prima philosophia, cum ejusdem ad illas responsionibus, & duabus epistolis, una ad patrem Dinet…Altera ad celeberrimum virum D. Gisbertum Voetium. [WITH] Epistola Renati Des Cartes ad celeberrimum virum D. Gisbertum Voetium.  
Date 1678 
Publisher Danielem Elsevirium 
Place of Publication  
Edition Fifth Edition, the last corrected and revised by E 
Volume Information 3 parts in 1 volume 
Cover Contemporary vellum, title inked on spine.  
Illustration Illustrated with woodcut printer’s device on first two title pages.  
Size 4to (155x198) 
Condition Very good condition in full contemporary vellum, text clean and crisp.  
Pagination P. Title, Blank, Epistola (1-5), Preface (1-3), Contents (1-2), 1-191, Blank, Appendix (1-164), Epistola (1-88).  
Reference Willems 1545, Berghman 366, Guibert, Descartes, p.61, 12 
Translation Info  
Notes An important book in astronomy-cosmology, physics, optics, philosophy of scientific methods, and principles of philosophy and psychology. René Descartes is one of the most famous thinkers in history. Celebrated for his advancements in geometry and algebra, he also is renowned for laying the foundations of modern philosophical thought. Meditations on First Philosophy, the text in question here, is particularly canonized in the Western philosophical tradition, and remains a fundamental text for all students of philosophy. Text in Latin.  
Price (US$) 2500  
Short Description Book Philosophy; Book Science & Technology;  

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