Discourse on Method by Rene Descartes

The book is a philosophical and autobiographical treatise that introduces a new form of scientific and philosophical method, which emphasizes on doubt and systematic questioning as the primary means to achieve knowledge. The author argues that by doubting everything, one can then rebuild knowledge, piece by piece, on a more solid foundation. This method is applied to a wide range of topics, including God's existence, the nature of the human mind and body, and the acquisition of knowledge.

The 1250th greatest book of all time


Published
1637
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
100-200
Words
20,000
Original Language
French

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