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The magic of numbers and motion : the scientific career of René Descartes

Author: William R Shea
Publisher: Canton, MA : Science History Publications, U.S.A., 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A survey of Descartes' scientific career from his student days at the Jesuit College of La Flèche to his departure for Sweden in 1649.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shea, William R.
Magic of numbers and motion.
Canton, MA : Science History Publications, U.S.A., 1991
(OCoLC)631454967
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Shea
ISBN: 0881350982 9780881350982
OCLC Number: 20218825
Notes: Errata slip laid in.
Description: x, 371 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: William R. Shea.

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A survey of Descartes' scientific career from his student days at the Jesuit College of La Flèche to his departure for Sweden in 1649.

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