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Author Grayling, A. C.

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

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Walker & Co., 2006.
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 Nichols Adult Biography  194 DES    AVAILABLE
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Description 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Note Originally published: London : Free Press, 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-289) and index.
Summary Examines the life of Rene Descartes, the seminal scientist, mathematician, traveler, soldier, and spy who transformed seventeenth-century Europe and became the father of modern philosophy.
Subject Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
Philosophers -- France -- Biography.
France -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 080271501X
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