This volume preserves the format in which Discourse on Method was originally published: as a preface to Descartes's writings on optics, geometry, and meteorology. In his introduction, Olscamp discusses the value of reading the Discourse alongside these three works, which sheds new light on Descartesas method. Includes an updated bibliography.I have assumed that the later edition is the more accurate with respect to the diagrams. The corrected diagrams are from that edition. Descartesa#39; original Index to the works appears in this volume, for the first time. The reader will note that inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Discourse on Method, Optics, Geometry, and Meteorology|
|Publisher||:||Hackett Publishing - 2001|