The Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz: Monadology & Discourse on M by Rene DescartesThe Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz: Monadology & Discourse on M by Rene Descartes

The Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz…

byRene Descartes, Benedict De Spinoza, Gottfried Wilhelm Vo Leibniz

Paperback | August 23, 1960

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Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was  philosophy's first step into the modern era. This  volume contains the essential statements of  Rationalism's three greatest figures: Descartes, who  began it; Spinoza, who epitomized it; and Leibniz,  who gave it its last serious expression.
Rene Descartes (1596-1650), the French philosopher and mathematician, is generally regarded as the founder of modern philosophy.Benedict de Spinoza (1632–1677) was born in Amsterdam, where his orthodox Jewish family had fled from persecution in Portugal. Expelled from the synagogue for his heterodox philosophy, he identified God with n...
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Title:The Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz…Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.95 × 5.25 × 1.04 inPublished:August 23, 1960Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385095406

ISBN - 13:9780385095402

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Book A good introduction to the rationalist school of thought.
Date published: 2018-04-12

Table of Contents

René Descartes (1596–1650)
Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason and Seeking the Truth in the Sciences (1637)
Meditations of the First Philosophy (1641)

Benedict de Spinoza (1632–1677)

The Ethics (1677)

Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz
(1646–1716)
Discourse on Metaphysics (1710)
The Monadology (1716)