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Introducing Descartes: A Graphic Guide

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Unique graphic introductions to big ideas and thinkers, written by experts in the field.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 14th 2010 by Icon Books (first published 1994)
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Amira Mahmoud
يبدو ليّ أن فلسفة ديكارت ليست ممتعة بشكل كبير
ليس لأنها فلسفة إبستمولوجية في الأساس
من حيث الشك الديكارتي وعلاقة الذهن بالبدن وتأثيرهما المتبادل
بل لأنها مليئة بالمفارقات والثغرات الغير مقنعة!
لكن كالعادة سلسلة ممتعة، ومبسطة للغاية.

Sanjay Gautam
Apr 28, 2016 Sanjay Gautam rated it really liked it

Intriguing mixture of Philosophy and biography of Descartes.
Garrett Zecker
An extremely engaging and interesting approach to the philosophy of Mr. Descartes. This book reminds me of learning the philosophy though a circular for the familiar northeast store "Building #19" or "Spags." It is fun, informative, to the point, and illustrated with an almost drawn and photocopied obsessive compulsiveness. I really enjoyed my time I spent with this book - and the fact that it sat on my bedside for a few weeks and could be digested in small sections easily. I own a few more of t ...more
Kat Dornian
Jul 17, 2015 Kat Dornian rated it did not like it
Shelves: philosophy
First, why are there pi symbols plastered all over the cover when the book talks about pi a grand total of zero times??? This book is solely a graphic introduction to the philosophy of Descartes (yes, it does say it's a philosophy book on the back). It's easily intended for possibly junior high school students. It lacks narrative and any depth. The book quickly tears apart most of Descartes' philosophical ideas while still giving him credit for being developing the Theory of the Mind. They touch ...more
Jun 06, 2016 Linda rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned, non-fiction
This was a really good introduction. Smart balance between entertaining and educational read. I feel anxious to read further more from some of the recommended books.
Dec 08, 2012 Bilal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very nice work (as usual) by the "Introducing" series. Great way to be introduced to a complex or heavy topic before going in depth. Highly recommend it.
Nazmi Yaakub
Jan 01, 2012 Nazmi Yaakub rated it it was amazing
Shelves: falsafah, inggeris, grafik
KERAGUAN (doubt) sebagai ilmu yang menjadi asas pemikiran saintifik Barat dan dualisme yang menjejerkan permasalahan yang tak terselesai sehingga kini; bukanlah mudah untuk diselongkar terutama mengingatkan Rene Descartes adalah pelopor kepada falsafah moden yang turut menamatkan era skolastik dari gereja.

Bagaimanapun, Dave Robinson dan artis grafiknya, Chris Garratt, melakarkan jalan yang sederhana sifatnya untuk kita susuri bersama pemikiran penting Descartes, selain kehidupannya yang banyak d
Dec 12, 2014 Sean rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
it is a grate way to understand the source of many theory's Descartes puts forth. the question of consciousness has always fascinated me. it is also full of reading recommendations that i look forward to getting in to.
Mar 01, 2012 Public_enemy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
Good overview book, but 2 stars are going to Descartes. The only thing valid in his philosophy is "Cogito ergo sum". The rest is ridiculous.
Arman Moini Jazani
دکارت: من تنها در وجود ذهن خود شک ندارم.
فهمیدن فلسفه دکارت کار ساده ای نیست اما این کتاب خوب و به زبان ساده ای دکارت و فلسفه اش را معرفی میکنه.
Nov 20, 2011 Viktorija rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really fun to read. A good, pleasing introduction to Descartes.
Ahmad Sharabiani
فکر می کنم، پس هستم. رنه دکارت 1596 -1650
Athar .
ترجمه ی مرتضی ترسلی را خواندم.. ...more
Bassel Damra
nice book !
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