skip to content
Descartes : an intellectual biography Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Descartes : an intellectual biography

Author: Stephen Gaukroger; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

A biography of Rene Descartes - the father of modern philosophy, and one of the greatest thinkers of all time, in English. This book provides an authoritative account of Descartes' intellectual and  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: René Descartes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gaukroger; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0198237243 9780198237242
OCLC Number: 166703678
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed June 21, 2006).
Originally published in print: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface; Chronological Table; Introduction ; 1. 'A Learned and Eloquent Piety' ; 2. An Education in Propriety, 1606-1618 ; 3. The Apprenticeship with Beeckman, 1618-1619 ; 4. The Search for Method, 1619-1625 ; 5. The Paris Years, 1625-1628 ; 6. A New Beginning, 1629-1630 ; 7. A New System of the World, 1630-1633 ; 8. The Years of Consolidation, 1634-1640 ; 9. Natural Philosophy and Orthodoxy, 1640-1644 ; Biographical Sketches; Select Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Stephen Gaukroger.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'Gaukroger's book fills the philosophical and historical vacuum which has grown around Descartes, and is a good source to consult for those who wish to better understand why his methodology became so Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/166703678> # Descartes : an intellectual biography
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "166703678" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/873578#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204289> ; # France.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060746> ; # Philosophers
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/41838958> ; # René Descartes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/873578#Topic/philosophers_france> ; # Philosophers--France
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/140705396> ; # Oxford University Press.
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/12354373> ; # Stephen Gaukroger
    schema:datePublished "2004" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/873578> ;
    schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Descartes : an intellectual biography"@en ;
    schema:productID "166703678" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/166703678#PublicationEvent/oxford_oxford_university_press_2004> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/873578#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/oso/public/content/philosophy/0198237243/toc.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198237242> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/166703678> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/873578#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060746> # Philosophers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Philosophers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204289> # France.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "France." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/12354373> # Stephen Gaukroger
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1950" ;
    schema:familyName "Gaukroger" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen" ;
    schema:name "Stephen Gaukroger" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/140705396> # Oxford University Press.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41838958> # René Descartes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1596" ;
    schema:deathDate "1650" ;
    schema:familyName "Descartes" ;
    schema:givenName "René" ;
    schema:name "René Descartes" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198237242>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0198237243" ;
    schema:isbn "9780198237242" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.