Cogito, Ergo Sum: The Life of René Descartes

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David R. Godine Publisher, 2007 - 375 pages
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Rene Descartes was a highly influential philosopher, mathematician, and scientist and is regarded as the Father of modern philosophy and mathematics. This is the biography of Descartes, and it describes the life of Descartes, in the flesh and blood, rather than a technical analysis of his philosophical, scientific, and mathematical ideas.
 

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Watson (philosophy, Washington Univ., St. Louis) has produced the third major biography of Descartes to be published in the past few years, and he carefully distinguishes his work from the other two ... Read full review

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Page 332 - THE TWOO BOOKES OF FRANCIS BACON OF THE PROFICIENCE AND ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING DIVINE AND HUMANE.
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Richard Watson is a recognized and pre-eminent Cartesian scholar and until his retirement was a professor of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis.

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