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At Early Modern Texts, philosophy students and instructors can download and read a number of key texts written between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. These texts include major works by Niccolo Machiavelli, Rene Descartes, Baruch Spinoza, and Immanuel Kant. To prepare these texts, Bennett "translated" obsolete language, edited individual sentences into simpler syntax, and organized certain passages by adding paragraph indentations, numbers, and bullets. By providing these translated versions, Early Modern Texts aims to enable philosophy students to engage with the major ideas behind crucial texts without being encumbered by antiquated language, lengthy sentences, or page-long paragraphs. [MMB]

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