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An excellent introduction for the lay philosopher
on 14 June 2003
Undoubtably Descartes' most famous work. 'Meditations' provides a unique insight into the nature of the human mind and philosophical thought. Of equal use to the lay philosopher and student of philosophy, written well and easy to understand, and, most importantly, translated directly from the Latin original, not the French (which was itself translated from the Latin), so does its best to translate the direct meaning in the spirit in which the author intended it. From the man who coined the famous phrase 'cogito ergo sum' I give you 'Meditations'. A definite must for anyone and everyone with an analytic and open mind. Little work needed to understand Descartes' meaning and a pleasure to read. Highly recommended.