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The Philosophical Writings of Descartes (Volume 3: The Correspondence (Paperback)) Paperback – August 30, 1991

ISBN-13: 978-0521423502 ISBN-10: 0521423503

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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (August 30, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521423503
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521423502
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #587,000 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Volume III contains 207 of Descartes' letters, over half of which have previously not been translated into English. It incorporates, in its entirety, Anthony Kenny's celebrated translation of selected philosophical letters, first published in 1970.

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11 of 16 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 21, 1999
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Descartes correspondence is key to understanding his texts. This source book brings to light otherwise untranslated letters from Descartes to his most trusted friends describing his fears and desires for his work. Kenny, as usual, does an excellent job!
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