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Descartes: A Biography
Although Rene Descartes' (1596-1650) is best remembered today for writing "I think, therefore, I am," his unique contribution to the history of ideas was his effort to construct a philosophy that would be sympathetic to the new sciences that emerged in the seventeenth century. In four major publications, he fashioned a philosophical system that accommodated the needs of th ...more
Hardcover, 520 pages
Published March 6th 2006 by Cambridge University Press
(first published March 1st 2006)
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