Clarke's volume...is fit to serve as the authoritative English translation of these works for our field. (Marcy P. Lascano, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
refreshing ... it will keep students awake and arguing, hopefully in edigying ways ... Highly recommended. (A. Rabil Jr., CHOICE
About the Author
Desmond M Clarke is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Ireland, Cork. He was awarded a D.Litt from the National University of Ireland, was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute and a Fulbright Scholar, and is a member of the Royal Irish Academy. He is the author of a number of books on seventeenth-century philosophy, and has also translated texts of the same period from Latin and French, including Descartes and Louis de la Forge.