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All About French Philosophy By College Guide World
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French philosophy, here taken to mean philosophy in the French language, has been extremely diverse and has influenced Western philosophy as a whole for centuries, from the medieval scholasticism of... More > Peter Abelard, through the founding of modern philosophy by René Descartes, to 20th century existentialism, phenomenology and structuralism.< Less
Philosophy Today – Philosophy Tomorrow By Guy CRÉQUIE
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Whenever Guy CRÉQUIE, a recognized writer and philosopher, makes a publication like the present one, it always generates a great expectation among the audience. His permanent updating of the... More > global policy and social issues, along with his philosophical knowledge, since the French Revolution of 1789 to the present, makes a perfect combination for the interpretation of current problems and dilemmas.< Less
The Philosophy of Descartes By Frank Sewall
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René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and writer who spent most of his adult life in the Dutch Republic. He has been dubbed the 'Father of Modern Philosophy', and much... More > subsequent Western philosophy is a response to his writings, which are studied closely to this day. In particular, his Meditations on First Philosophy continues to be a standard text at most university philosophy departments.< Less
Initiation into Philosophy By Emile Faguet
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Auguste Émile Faguet (French... More > pronunciation: ​[emil faɡɛ]; 17 December 1847 – 7 June 1916) was a French author and literary critic.Faguet was born at La Roche-sur-Yon, Vendée, and educated at the École normale supérieure in Paris. After teaching for some time in La Rochelle and Bordeaux, he returned to Paris to act as assistant professor of poetry in the university. He became professor in 1897. He was elected to the Académie française in 1900, and received the ribbon of the Légion d'honneur in the next year.He acted as dramatic critic to the Soleil; from 1892 he was literary critic to the Revue Bleue; and in 1896 took the place of Jules Lemaître on the Journal des débats. He died in Paris, aged 68.Politics"The man of the middle class ought to lead society. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Faguet< Less
The Principles of Philosophy By Rene Desecartes
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Principles of Philosophy (Principia philosophiae) is a book by René Descartes. It is basically a synthesis of the Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy It was written in... More > Latin, published in 1644 and dedicated to Elisabeth of Bohemia, with whom Descartes had a long standing friendship. A French version (Les Principes de la Philosophie) followed in 1647. It set forth the principles of nature—the Laws of Physics--as Descartes viewed them. Most notably, it set forth the principle that in the absence of external forces, an object's motion will be uniform and in a straight line. Newton borrowed this principle from Descartes and included it in his own Principia; to this day, we refer to it as Newton's First Law of Motion.< Less
Zoological Philosophy By JEAN BAPTISTE DE MONET, CHEVALIER DE LAMARCK
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LAMARCK Zoological Philosophy Jean Baptiste de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck, was born in Picardy, France, Aug. I, 1744, the cadet of an ancient but impoverished house. It was his father's desire that... More > he should enter the Church, but his inclination was for a military life; and having, at the age of seventeen, joined the French army under De Broglie, he had within twenty-four hours the good fortune so to distinguish himself as to win his commission. When the Museum of Natural History was brought into existence in 1794 he was sufficiently well-known as a naturalist to be entrusted with the care of the collections of invertebrates, comprising insects, molluscs, polyps, and worms. Here he continued to lecture until his death in 1829.< Less
Yoga Philosophy and Practice: French Edition By Shyam Mehta
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J'ai bien aimé votre livre beaucoup. C'est instructif, historique, philosophique, et non sans controverse. Voici mon avis. Shyam Mehta Dateplus de plus de cinquante livres à sa«... More > philosophie du yoga et de la pratique «crédit continue son franc-parler, controversée, philosophiqueapproche des pratiques de yoga traditionnelles et hindoue philosophies. lecture de son dernier livre est comme un examen de tant de livres que j'ai lu avant, mais avec son intelligence et de connaissances fondés sur ce que l'on sait déjà unique. Ce livre pourrait servir d'introductionà la religion tout en en même temps contester l'expert ou passionné. Sa récente critique de Patanjali nous rappelle tous à jeter un regard neuf critique sur les enseignements traditionnels ". Professeur William Parkinson, Université de l'Utah.< Less
Initiation into Philosophy: Émile Faguet By LogoStar Press
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Émile Faguet, the eminent French writer and critic, also was a dedicated educator, becoming a professor in 1897. He was elected to the Académie Française in 1900, and received... More > the Ribbon of the Legion of Honour in the next year. Among his works are monographs on Gustave Flaubert (1899), André Chénier (1902), and Emile Zola (1903); an admirably concise "Histoire de la littérature française depuis le XVII siècle jusqu'a nos jours"; series of literary studies on the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; "Questions politiques"; "Propos littéraires" ; "Le Libéralisme"; "L'Anticléricalisme"; "Vie de Rousseau"; and "Petite histoire de la littérature française". "Initiation into Philosophy" is perhaps his most widely read book, a very useful introduction, written with much verve, to the most important questions of philosophy, from its beginnings to the 20th century.< Less
Initiation into Philosophy: Émile Faguet By LogoStar Press
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Émile Faguet, the eminent French writer and critic, also was a dedicated educator, becoming a professor in 1897. He was elected to the Académie Française in 1900, and received... More > the Ribbon of the Legion of Honour in the next year. Among his works are monographs on Gustave Flaubert (1899), André Chénier (1902), and Emile Zola (1903); an admirably concise "Histoire de la littérature française depuis le XVII siècle jusqu'a nos jours"; series of literary studies on the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; "Questions politiques"; "Propos littéraires" ; "Le Libéralisme"; "L'Anticléricalisme"; "Vie de Rousseau"; and "Petite histoire de la littérature française". "Initiation into Philosophy" is perhaps his most widely read book, a very useful introduction, written with much verve, to the most important questions of philosophy, from its beginnings to the 20th century.< Less
Selections from the Principles of Philosophy By René Descartes
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Principles of Philosophy (Principia philosophiae) is a book by René Descartes. It is basically a synthesis of the Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy[1] It was written in... More > Latin, published in 1644 and dedicated to Elisabeth of Bohemia, with whom Descartes had a long standing friendship. This book contains translation from the Original Texts, with a new introductory Essay, Historical and Critical by John Veitch and a Special Introduction by Frank Sewall. When we further reflect on the various ideas that are in us, it is easy to perceive that there is not much difference among them, when we consider them simply as certain modes of thinking, but that they are widely different, considered in reference to the objects they represent; and that their causes must be so much the more perfect according to the degree of objective perfection contained in them.< Less

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