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Descartes : his life and thought

Author: Geneviève Rodis-Lewis
Publisher: Ithaca Cornell Univ. Press 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. printView all editions and formats
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Genevieve Rodis-Lewis is uniquely qualified to celebrate Rene Descartes. This major intellectual biography illuminates the personal and historical events of Descartes's life, from his birth and early  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geneviève Rodis-Lewis
ISBN: 080143372X 9780801433726 0801486270 9780801486272
OCLC Number: 247171861
Notes: Originally published under the title: Descartes, biographie. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1995
This translation originally published: 1998
Translated from the French.
Awards: Winner of A 1998 Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: xvii, 263 Seiten 23 cm
Responsibility: Geneviève Todis-Lewis. Transl. by Jane Marie Todd

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"No biography of a thinker who plays such a giant and complex role in Western philosophy can hope to be 'definitive, ' but of today's Cartesian scholars none is more knowledgeable than GenevI've Read more...

 
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