Two Unpublished Letters of René Descartes: On the Printing of the Meditations and the Groningen Affair
Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 92 (3):290-303 (2010)
I publish here two letters by the French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes. The first and most important letter, dating from May 1641 and addressed to Mersenne, is almost entirely devoted to the printing of the Meditations in Paris. The second letter, dated June 1646, is Descartes' letter of thanks to Pasor, rector of the University of Groningen, after receiving satisfaction for the complaints he had filed against Schoock. The text of both letters was unknown
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