My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I first used this book in graduate school and determined at the time that I would get my own copy, which I never did, as I headed off into ministry. Finally a couple of years ago, I saw an unmarked copy for only $8 in a used book store and snatched it up. I'm so glad I did, because it has been very helpful in teaching the Descartes section in my philosophy class at Creighton this semester.
Dicker gives a thorough commentary on the Meditations in First Philosophy, reconstructing the arguments of Descartes and testing them to see if they work. He isn't only interested in them for historical reasons, but considers what our present day take on them can and should be. This is a valuable for resource for anyone wanting to understand Descartes better.
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