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Descartes: The Life of Rene Descartes and Its Place in His Times

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Descartes: The Life of Rene Descartes and Its Place in His Times - Grayling, A. C.
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Scientist, mathematician, traveller, soldier -- and spy -- Rene Descartes has been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. Born in 1596 into an era still dominated by the medieval mindset, he was one of the chief actors in the riveting drama that ushered in the modern world. His life coincided with an extraordinarily significant time in history -- the first half of the miraculous seventeenth century, replete with genius in the arts and sciences, and wracked by civil and international conflicts across Europe. Before his ...

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Descartes: The Life of Rene Descartes and Its Place in His Times 2006, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9781416522638

Mass-market paperback

Descartes: The Life of Rene Descartes and Its Place in His Times 2005, Free Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780743231473

Hardcover