The Discourse on the Method is a fascinating book, both as a work of philosophy and as a historical document. Descartes lived and worked in a period that Thomas Kuhn would call a "paradigm shift": one way of thinking, one worldview, was slowly being replaced by another. Descartes's work, while part of the new paradigm, still has one leg in the old mode of thought.
A Discourse on Method Meditations and Principles is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the previous owner has signed this book in pen, the previous owner has underlined many passages in pen, as shown in photos.
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