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Descartes : the life and times of a genius, A.C. Grayling

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Descartes : the life and times of a genius
Title
Descartes
Title remainder
the life and times of a genius
Statement of responsibility
A.C. Grayling
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life of René Descartes, the seminal scientist, mathematician, traveler, soldier, and spy who transformed seventeenth-century Europe and became the father of modern philosophy
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Grayling, A. C
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Descartes, René
  • Philosophers
  • Science
  • France
  • Europe
Label
Descartes : the life and times of a genius, A.C. Grayling
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Descartes : the life of René Descartes and its place in his times. London : Free Press, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index
Contents
Who was Descartes? -- The awakening -- A night of dreams -- The mystery of the rosy cross -- Nine years of travel -- Animals on the moon -- Francine -- The shape of snow -- Descartes Contra Voetius -- The princess of the passions -- The queen of winter
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
303 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715012
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm74729273
Label
Descartes : the life and times of a genius, A.C. Grayling
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Descartes : the life of René Descartes and its place in his times. London : Free Press, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index
Contents
Who was Descartes? -- The awakening -- A night of dreams -- The mystery of the rosy cross -- Nine years of travel -- Animals on the moon -- Francine -- The shape of snow -- Descartes Contra Voetius -- The princess of the passions -- The queen of winter
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
303 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715012
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm74729273

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