- Title Pages
- Chronological Table
- 1 ‘A Learned and Eloquent Piety’
- 2 An Education in Propriety 1606–1618
- 3 The Apprenticeship with Beeckman 1618–1619
- 4 The Search for Method 1619–1625
- 5 The Paris Years 1625–1628
- 6 A New Beginning 1629–1630
- 7 A New System of the World 1630–1633
- 8 The Years of Consolidation 1634–1640
- 9 The Defence of Natural Philosophy 1640–1644
- 10 Melancholia and the Passions 1643–1650
- Biographical Sketches
- Select Bibliography
- Descartes: An Intellectual Biography
- Oxford University Press
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