Discourse on Method and Related Writings

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"It is not enough to have a good mind; it is more important to use it well" Rene Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and the extent to which each one can achieve certainty. Drawing on his own work in geometry, optics, astronomy and physiology, Descartes developed the hypothetical method that characterizes modern science, and this soon came to replace the traditional ...

Discourse on Method and Related Writings 2000, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140446999

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