Cottingham, John (Graham)

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COTTINGHAM, John (Graham)

COTTINGHAM, John (Graham). British, b. 1943. Genres: Philosophy. Career: University of Washington, Seattle, lecturer in philosophy, 1967-68; Oxford University, Oxford, England, lecturer in philosophy at Exeter College, 1968-71; University of Reading, Reading, England, lecturer, 1971-87, reader, 1987-90, professor of philosophy, 1990-, department head, 1989-93. Scholar in residence, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1987. Consultant to publishers. Publications: Descartes' Conversation with Burman, 1976; Rationalism: A Selective Critical Survey of Rationalist Thought from Plato to the Present Day, 1984; Descartes, 1986; A History of Western Philosophy, vol. 4: The Rationalists, 1989; A Descartes Dictionary, 1993; Philosophy and the Good Life: Reason and the Passions in Greek Cartesian and Psychoanalytic Ethics, 1998; On the Meaning of Life, 2003. EDITOR: The Cambridge Companion to Descartes, 1992; Reason, Will and Sensation: Studies in Cartesian Metaphysics, 1994; Western Philosophy (anthology), 1996; Descartes, 1998. TRANSLATOR: (with Stoothoff and Murdoch) Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings, 1988. EDITOR & TRANSLATOR: (with R. Stoothoff and D. Murdoch) The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, 2 vols., 1985, 3rd vol. (with R. Stoothoff, D. Murdoch, and A. Kenny), 1991; Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy and Selections from the Objections and Replies, 1986; (with R. Ariew and T. Sorell) Descartes' Meditations, Background Source Materials, 1998. Address: Department of Philosophy, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AA, England. Online address: [email protected]