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The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes

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How a famous painting opens a window into the life, times, and philosophy of Ren??? Descartes In the Louvre museum hangs a portrait that is considered the iconic image of Ren??? Descartes, the great seventeenth-century French philosopher. And the painter of the work? The Dutch master Frans Hals--or so it was long believed, until the work was downgraded to a copy of an original. But where is the authentic version, and who painted it? Is the man in the painting--and in its original--really Descartes? A unique combination ...

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The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes 2015, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691165752

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The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes 2013, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691157306

Hardcover