René Descartes

René Descartes

This is a complete list of René Descartes books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Discourse on Method and Related Writings
1637
2
Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings
1641
3
The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume II
1641
4
The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I
1911
5
Essential Works of Descartes
1961
6
The Essential Descartes
1969
7
The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence
1991
8
Philosophical Works
2009
9
Meditations & Other Writings
2011
10
Selected Works of Rene Descartes
2011
11
The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings
2015
12
The Works of Rene Descartes
2019

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Rules for the Direction of the Mind
1619
2
The Geometry of René Descartes: with a Facsimile of the First Edition (With: Marcia L. Latham, David Eugene Smith)
1637
3
Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy
1973
4
Descartes
2006
5
A Discourse On The Method Of Rightly Conducting The Reason And Seeking Truth In The Sciences
2010
6
Outline of a New System of Logic: With a Critical Examination of Dr. Whately's Elements of Logic. (With: George Bentham, Rene Minos)
2016
7
The Ego and the Material World
2017
8
The Philosophy Of Descartes: In Extracts From His Writing
2018
9
Discourse
2019
10
Meditations: A New Conception
2020
11
Meditations on First Philosophy
2021
12
Discourse on Method:
2022
13
The Method, Meditations and Philosophy of Descartes
2023
14
Abstract of Music
2023
15
Treatise on Mechanics
2023
16
Treatise on Man
2023
17
Six Metaphysical Meditations
2023
18
The Dawn of Modern Cosmology: From Copernicus to Newton (With: Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei)
The Dawn of Modern Cosmology: From Copernicus to Newton (With: Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei)
2023

René Descartes Biography

René Descartes was born on March 31st, 1596. René passed away February 11th, 1650 at 53 years old. René Descartes was born in La Haye en Touraine (now Desca.

René Descartes is probably best known for their Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 18 books available. The first was released in 1619 with the novel Rules for the Direction of the Mind. The most recently released novel was The Dawn of Modern Cosmology: From Copernicus to Newton which was released in 2023.

René Descartes also wrote the Collections series which has 12 books including Discourse on Method and Related Writings and Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings.

René Descartes F.A.Q

When was René Descartes Born?

René Descartes was born on March 31st, 1596.

When did René Descartes die?

René Descartes died on February 11th, 1650 at 53 years old.

Where was René Descartes Born?

René Descartes was born in La Haye en Touraine (now Desca, .

What was the first book René Descartes wrote?

The first novel written by René Descartes was Rules for the Direction of the Mind, published in 1619.

What was the most recent book René Descartes wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Dawn of Modern Cosmology: From Copernicus to Newton on August 31st, 2023.

How many books has René Descartes written?

René Descartes has written 30 books. 18 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 12 books in the Collections.

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