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Rene Descartes is generally accepted as the "father of modern philosophy", and his Meditations is perhaps the most famous philosophical text ever written.
In this Routledge Philosophy GuideBook, Gary Hatfield guides the reader through the text of the Meditations, providing commentary and analysis throughout. He assesses Descartes' importance in the history of philosophy and his continuing relevance to contemporary thought.
Descartes and the Meditations will be essential reading for all students of philosophy, and for anyone coming to Descartes for the first time.
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Gary Hatfield is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania.Review:
Students and teachers looking for a historically informed introduction to the Meditations can do no better than to use this one, while seasoned readers will find much to learn from its fresh perspective. Hatfield has produced an invaluable guide to Descartes's unique text.
Sarah Patterson, Philosophical Books
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