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UA instructor finds draft for famed 1641 book

By Jaime Adame

This article was published February 5, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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Scans are shown from a draft of Rene Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy. The draft predates the 1641 printed edition.


FAYETTEVILLE -- A University of Arkansas, Fayetteville philosophy instructor has won a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship after hunting down an elusive early copy of a renowned text by 17th century philosopher Rene Descartes.


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Print Headline: Instructor finds draft for famed 1641 book; UA scholar gets grant for efforts

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