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Author: T Z Lavine; Doug Clark; City Colleges of Chicago.; Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting.
Publisher: Owings Mills, MD : Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting, 1979, [2011]
Series: From Socrates to Sartre, prog. 7.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 17th century France there is conflict between the Christian-Scholastic world view and the development of the new sciences, and the accompanying philosophy of empiricism and mathematical rationalism. Introduces Descartes: mathematician, physicist, philosopher.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: T Z Lavine; Doug Clark; City Colleges of Chicago.; Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting.
OCLC Number: 698128830
Notes: Originally produced in 1979.
This DVD does not have scene selection.
Colour bars appear for 40 seconds prior to start of program.
Produced by Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting in cooperation with the City Colleges of Chicago.
Credits: Producer, Frank Batavick; director, Doug Clark.
Performer(s): With Thelma Z. Lavine.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: From Socrates to Sartre, prog. 7.
Other Titles: Descartes I :
Scholasticism, Cartesian rationalism

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In 17th century France there is conflict between the Christian-Scholastic world view and the development of the new sciences, and the accompanying philosophy of empiricism and mathematical rationalism. Introduces Descartes: mathematician, physicist, philosopher.

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