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Discourse on Method and the Meditations

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Discourse on Method and the Meditations - Descartes, Rene, and Sutcliffe, F E (Translated by)
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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 techniques derived from Aristotle. Many of Descartes' most radical ideas such as the ...

Discourse on Method and the Meditations 1968, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140442069

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