Descartes’ Correspondence in Digital Format

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Descartes’ Correspondence in Digital Format. Circulation of Knowledge Project (CKCC) Huygens ING, KNAW Descartes Centre, UU DANS, KNAW KB. Circulation of Knowledge and Learned Practices. Hugo Grotius 1583-1645. Caspar Barlaeus 1584-1648. Ren é Descartes 1596-1650. Constantijn - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Descartes Correspondence in Digital FormatCirculation of Knowledge Project (CKCC) Huygens ING, KNAWDescartes Centre, UUDANS, KNAWKB

Circulation of Knowledge and Learned Practicesin the 17th century Dutch Republic. A web-based Humanities Collaboratory of Correspondences

RenDescartes1596-1650JanSwammerdam1637-1680ChristiaanHuygens1629-1695ConstantijnHuygens1596-1687Antoni van Leeuwenhoek1632-1723HugoGrotius1583-1645CasparBarlaeus1584-1648> 750< 400> 2.900 > 7.300< 100> 7.700> 1.2002Circulation of Knowledge (CKCC)Objectives

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Descartes to Mersenne (Paris)Endegeest, 27 May 1641

Descartes Correspondence750 letters

letters from Descartes:570 (76%)letters to Descartes:180 (24%)

Descartes Correspondence: SourcesManuscriptAutograph lettersManuscript drafts and copies

Printed Letters (Clerselier, Lettres, 17th c.)Testimonia (Baillet, Vie de Descartes, 1691)Descartes Correspondence: Sources

EditionsLettres de Mr Descartes, 3 vols, Paris, 16571667. Claude Clerselier.

uvres de Descartes, 11 vols, Paris 18971913. Charles Adam & Paul Tannery.Letters in vols 15, 10.Reprinted with additions and corrections, 19641971.Pocket edition in 1996.

Correspondance de Descartes, 8 vols, Paris, 19361963.Charles Adam & Grard Milhaud.

uvres Compltes, electronic edition, 2001. [AT]Andr Gombay et al. InteLex Past Masters.Digital Edition for CKCCDigitized version of Adam/Milhaud by Katsuzo Murakami, University of TokyoMeguru Sasaki, cole normale superieure d'Hokkaido Takehumi Tokoro, University of Chyuo 1998.Desired TEI Encoding (metadata)

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Monsieur,

Nous n'avons pas receu de vos nouvelles la sepmaine passe, ...Mais si d'avanture vous ne le scavez pas encore nij aucune chose ...I'espere que vous en ferez de mesme et croirez que je demeure

Vostre Tresaffection frere et serviteur Chr. Huijgens.