Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth
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If this Discourse appear too long to be read at once, it may be divided into six parts: and, in the first, will be found various considerations touching the Sciences; in the second, the principal rules of the Method which the Author has discovered, in the third, certain of the rules of Morals ...Back to top
Reviewed by trit on May 10, 2013
It makes you think
This little book is an excellent stimulation for the mind. It will drag you kicking and screaming into the realm of asking questions, and it will force you to reflect on your own life. However, unless you are willing to make the effort and really reflect on and engage in the text, you will find this book dry and scarce. Unlike modern philosophy books, this book makes you work for it. Many of our modern writers are expected to provide revelation to the reader with as little effort as possible-Descarte is from the old school, when people were expected to think for themselves.
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