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  2. Rene Descartes | Biography, Ideas, Philosophy, ‘I Think ... -...

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    Descartes spent the period 1619 to 1628 traveling in northern and southern Europe, where, as he later explained, he studied “the book of the world.” While in Bohemia in 1619, he invented analytic geometry, a method of solving geometric problems algebraically and algebraic problems geometrically.

  3. René Descartes (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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    René Descartes (1596–1650) was a creative mathematicianof the first order, an important scientific thinker, and an originalmetaphysician. During the course of his life, he was a mathematicianfirst, a natural scientist or “natural philosopher” second, and ametaphysician third. In mathematics, he developed the techniques thatmade possible algebraic (or “analytic”) geometry.

  4. René Descartes - Wikipedia

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    René Descartes (/ d eɪ ˈ k ɑːr t / or UK: / ˈ d eɪ k ɑːr t /; French: [ʁəne dekaʁt] ; Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650: 58 ) was a French philosopher, scientist, and mathematician, widely considered a seminal figure in the emergence of modern philosophy and science.

  5. Rene Descartes - Quotes, Life & Discoveries - Biography

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    Descartes was born on March 31, 1596, in La Haye en Touraine, a small town in central France, which has since been renamed after him to honor its most famous son. He was the youngest of three...

  6. Rene Descartes as a mathematician and philosopher | Britannica

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    René Descartes, (born March 31, 1596, La Haye, Touraine, France—died Feb. 11, 1650, Stockholm, Swed.), French mathematician, scientist, and philosopher, considered the father of modern philosophy. Educated at a Jesuit college, he joined the military in 1618 and traveled widely for the next 10 years.

  7. Descartes says that ideas possess objective reality by their very nature. Equally importantly, ideas are the only items in his ontology that possess both formal and objective reality. (AT VII 42; CSM II 29) As with formal reality, there are three “levels” of objective reality.

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  9. TOP 25 QUOTES BY RENE DESCARTES (of 156) | A-Z Quotes

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    Book by Rene Descartes (Part 1), 1637. 368 Copy quote The only thing we have power over in the universe is our own thoughts. Rene Descartes Universe 194 Copy quote If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. Rene Descartes Life, Truth, Real

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  11. René Descartes (1596—1650) René Descartes is often credited with being the “Father of Modern Philosophy.” This title is justified due both to his break with the traditional Scholastic-Aristotelian philosophy prevalent at his time and to his development and promotion of the new, mechanistic sciences.