Delphi Collected Works of Blaise Pascal (Illustrated)

Delphi Collected Works of Blaise Pascal (Illustrated)
  • Author : Blaise Pascal
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 15 June 2020
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The French seventeenth century philosopher, Blaise Pascal was also a mathematician, physicist and master of prose. A child prodigy, Pascal had numerous interests and an innovative, untiring mind, making a significant contribution to a range of fields and studies. He laid the foundation for the modern theory of probabilities, formulating what came to be known as Pascal’s principle of pressure. He also propagated a religious doctrine that taught the experience of God through the heart rather than reason. An

Delphi Collected Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (Illustrated)

Delphi Collected Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (Illustrated)
  • Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 25 February 2019
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The early nineteenth century philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel is an important figure of German idealism, who achieved wide recognition within the continental tradition of philosophy. He has since become increasingly influential in the analytic tradition and his canonical stature within Western philosophy is universally recognised. Hegel’s principal achievement was his development of a distinctive articulation of idealism, in which the dualisms of mind and nature and subject and object are overcome. His philosophy of spirit conceptually integrates psychology,

Delphi Complete Works of George Berkeley (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of George Berkeley (Illustrated)
  • Author : George Berkeley
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 29 July 2019
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The eighteenth century Irish philosopher George Berkeley is best known for his empiricist and idealist philosophy, which argues that reality consists only of minds and their ideas. He is also known for his critique of abstraction, an important premise in his argument for immaterialism. His chief philosophical work, ‘A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge’ (1710), largely seeks to refute the claims made by Berkeley's contemporary John Locke about the nature of human perception. This eBook presents Berkeley’s complete

Delphi Collected Works of Sir Isaac Newton (Illustrated)

Delphi Collected Works of Sir Isaac Newton (Illustrated)
  • Author : Sir Isaac Newton
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 03 May 2016
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English physicist and mathematician, Sir Isaac Newton is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time. Newton’s book ‘Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica’ laid the foundations for classical mechanics and ‘Optiks’ made seminal contributions to modern physical optics. This comprehensive eBook presents Newton’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Newton’s life and works * New introductions, specially written for

Delphi Collected Works of Arthur Schopenhauer (Illustrated)

Delphi Collected Works of Arthur Schopenhauer (Illustrated)
  • Author : Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 18 May 2017
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The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer is best known for his 1818 work ‘The World as Will and Idea’, which characterises the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Proceeding from the transcendental idealism of Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that is viewed by many as an exemplary manifestation of philosophical pessimism. His works on aesthetics, morality and psychology would exert a major influence on existential philosophy and Freudian thinking. This comprehensive eBook

Delphi Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche (Illustrated)
  • Author : Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 29 June 2022
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The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche became one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century, whose attempts to unmask the motives that underlie traditional Western religion, morality and philosophy would deeply affect generations of philosophers, psychologists and authors. This comprehensive eBook presents Nietzsche’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Nietzsche’s life and works *

Descartes

Descartes
  • Author : René Descartes
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 09 December 2020
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René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and writer.Descartes is often called the Father of Modern Philosophy, and much ofearly Western philosophy is a response to his writings. Descartes writingare still studied closely to this day. Descartes was also influential in mathematics; the Cartesian coordinatesystem - allowing reference to a point in space as a set of numbers, andallowing algebraic equations to be expressed as geometric shapes in atwo-dimensional coordinate system (and conversely, shapes to be describedas equations) -

Meditations, Objections, and Replies

Meditations, Objections, and Replies
  • Author : René Descartes,Roger Ariew,Donald A. Cress
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 10 March 2006
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Among the strengths of this edition are reliable, accessible translations, useful editorial materials, and a straightforward presentation of the Objections and Replies, including the Objections from Caterus, Arnauld, and Hobbes, and Descartes' Replies, in their entirety. 'The Letter Serving as a Reply to Gassendi' -- in which several of Descartes' associates present Gassendi's best arguments and Descartes' replies -- conveys the highlights and important issues of their notoriously extended exchange. Roger Ariew's illuminating general Introduction discusses the Meditations and the

Sophie's World

Sophie's World
  • Author : Jostein Gaarder
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 20 March 2007
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One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes:

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes:
  • Author : René Descartes
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 20 June 1985
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These two volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in 1911. All the works included in that edition are translated here, together with a number of additional texts crucial for an understanding of Cartesian philosophy, including important material from Descartes' scientific writings. The result should meet the widespread

Delphi Collected Works of John Calvin (Illustrated)

Delphi Collected Works of John Calvin (Illustrated)
  • Author : John Calvin
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release : 18 December 2020
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The sixteenth century theologian John Calvin was the leading French Protestant reformer, whose landmark work ‘Institutes of the Christian Religion’ provided an interpretation of Christianity that deeply influenced Protestantism across the world. He was the principal figure in the development of a Christian theology later called Calvinism, which includes the doctrines of predestination and of the absolute sovereignty of God in salvation of the human soul from death and eternal damnation. This comprehensive eBook presents Calvin’s collected works, with