Rene Descartes articles on Wikipedia
René Descartes
"Descartes" redirects here. For other uses, see Descartes (disambiguation). Rene Descartes (/ˈdeɪˌkɑːrt/; French: [ʁəne dekaʁt]; Latinized: Renatus Cartesius;
Apr 26th 2017



Lycée Descartes
Lycee-DescartesLycee Descartes or Lycee francais Rene-Descartes (LFRD) may refer to: Schools in France: Lycee-DescartesLycee Descartes in Montigny le Bretonneux, Yvelines, Paris metropolitan
Nov 15th 2016



Lycée Français René Descartes Kinshasa
Kinshasa Lycee Francais Rene Descartes Kinshasa is a French international school in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It serves maternelle (preschool)
Jun 3rd 2016



Lycée français René Descartes de Phnom Penh
The Lycee francais Rene Descartes de Phnom Penh is a private French school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia., operated under agreement with the Agence pour l'Enseignement
Feb 18th 2017



Lycée René Descartes (Champs-sur-Marne)
Lycee Rene Descartes is a senior high school in Champs-sur-Marne, France, in the Paris metropolitan area. As of 2016[update] the school has 731 students
Sep 4th 2016



Paris Descartes University
Paris-Descartes-UniversityParis Descartes University (French: Paris-5">Universite Paris 5 Rene Descartes), also known as "Paris-VParis V", is a French public research university located in Paris
Mar 15th 2017



Descartes, Indre-et-Loire
La Haye en Touraine, the town was the birthplace of the philosopher Descartes Rene Descartes (1596–1650), although his family home was in nearby Chatellerault. Descartes
Jan 29th 2017



Descartes' Error
positing that rationality requires emotional input. He argues that Rene Descartes' "error" was the dualist separation of mind and body, rationality and
Mar 9th 2017



Descartes (disambiguation)
Descartes Rene Descartes (1596–1650) was a French mathematician and philosopher. Descartes may also refer to: University of Paris V: Descartes Rene Descartes, a university
Feb 17th 2017



Francine Descartes
Descartes (19 July 1635, Deventer – 7 September 1640, Amersfoort) was Rene Descartes' daughter. Francine was the daughter of Helena Jans van der Strom, a
Feb 9th 2017



The World (Descartes)
Light (French title: Traite du monde et de la lumiere), is a book by Rene Descartes (1596–1650). Written between 1629 and 1633, it contains a nearly complete
Oct 16th 2016



Descartes' rule of signs
In mathematics, Descartes' rule of signs, first described by Rene Descartes in his work La Geometrie, is a technique for determining an upper bound on
Jan 29th 2017



Lycée Descartes (Rabat)
Lycee Descartes is a French international school in Rabat, Morocco. It includes college (junior high school), lycee (senior high school), and CPGE programmes
May 5th 2015



Descartes Island (Antarctica)
charted in 1951 by the French-Antarctic-ExpeditionFrench Antarctic Expedition and named after Rene Descartes, the French mathematician and philosopher. List of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic
Nov 15th 2016



Evil demon
Cartesian philosophy. In his 1641 Meditations on First Philosophy, Rene Descartes hypothesized the existence of an evil demon, a personification who is
Jan 30th 2017



Principles of Philosophy
Principles of Philosophy (Latin: Principia philosophiae) is a book by Rene Descartes. In essence it is a synthesis of the Discourse on Method and Meditations
Mar 31st 2017



Descartes (crater)
is named after the French philosopher, mathematician and physicist Descartes Rene Descartes. The rim of Descartes survives only in stretches, and is completely
Mar 21st 2017



René Boylesve
Rene Boylesve (14 April 1867 in La Haye-Descartes – 14 January 1926 in Paris), born Rene Marie Auguste Tardiveau, was a French writer and a literary critic
May 19th 2016



Folium of Descartes
In geometry, the folium of Descartes is an algebraic curve defined by the equation x 3
Mar 16th 2017



Descartes' theorem
to three given, mutually tangent circles. The theorem is named after Rene Descartes, who stated it in 1643. Geometrical problems involving tangent circles
Mar 16th 2017



Descartes Prize
Union, named in honour of the French mathematician and philosopher, Rene Descartes. The prizes recognizes Outstanding Scientific and Technological Achievements
Aug 21st 2016



On Snow
Descartes in Deutschland). It focuses on the life of the French philosopher Rene Descartes. Andreas Nentwich of Die Zeit described it as "a baroque picture arc
Apr 29th 2012



La Géométrie
appendix to Discours de la methode (Discourse on Method), written by Rene Descartes. In the Discourse, he presents his method for obtaining clarity on any
Nov 21st 2016



René
(1936-2016), French-Lebanese Jesuit priest and academic administrator Rene Descartes, French philosopher Rene Fonck, French aviator and most successful pilot
Mar 30th 2017



Dioptrique
included in one of the Essays written with Discourse on the Method by Descartes Rene Descartes. In this essay Descartes uses various models to understand the properties
Mar 4th 2016



Lycée Descartes de Montigny le Bretonneux
Lycee Descartes de Montigny le Bretonneux is a senior high school located in the Sourderie area, in Montigny-le-Bretonneux, Yvelines, France, in the Paris
Sep 2nd 2016



Cartesian doubt
skepticism or scepticism associated with the writings and methodology of Rene Descartes (1596-1650). Cartesian doubt is also known as Cartesian skepticism,
Apr 3rd 2017



Descartes number
number, if one of its composite factors were prime. They are named after Descartes">Rene Descartes who observed that the number D = 32⋅72⋅112⋅132⋅22021 = (3⋅1001)2⋅(22⋅1001
Dec 29th 2016



René Le Bossu
wrote Parallele des principes de la physique d'Aristote et de celle de Rene Descartes (1674) and Traite du poeme epique (1675). The latter book on epic poetry
Apr 23rd 2017



Cogito ergo sum
Cogito ergo sum is a Latin philosophical proposition by Rene Descartes usually translated into English as "I think, therefore I am". The phrase originally
Apr 25th 2017



Wax argument
wax argument or the ball of wax example is a thought experiment that Rene Descartes created within his Meditations on First Philosophy. He devised it to
Dec 2nd 2016



Passions of the Soul
According to Michel Meyer in his introduction to Les Passions de l'ame, Rene Descartes LGF, coll. « Poche », Paris, 1990, p. 5. Robert Rethy, "The Teaching
Feb 1st 2017



Cartesianism
Cartesianism is the name given to the philosophical and scientific system of Rene Descartes and its subsequent development by other seventeenth century thinkers
Apr 1st 2017



René de Buxeuil
Plancoulaine, close to Descartes), as to be the third renowned Rene (after Rene Descartes and Rene Boylesve) from the region of Descartes, commune of Touraine
Nov 19th 2016



Causal adequacy principle
The causal adequacy principle (CAP) is a philosophical claim made by Rene Descartes that the cause of an object must contain at least as much reality as
Jan 7th 2017



Meditations on First Philosophy
immortality of the soul are demonstrated) is a philosophical treatise by Rene Descartes first published in 1641 (in Latin). The French translation (by the Duke
Mar 10th 2017



The Description of the Human Body
description du corps humain) is an unfinished treatise written in 1647 by Descartes Rene Descartes. Descartes felt knowing oneself was particularly useful. This for him
Oct 7th 2016



L'Entretien de M. Descartes avec M. Pascal le jeune
l'Europe in a mise-en-scene by Jean-Pierre Miquel, with Henri Virlogeux (Rene Descartes) and Daniel Mesguich (Blaise Pascal), the play was revived in 2007 at
Apr 3rd 2017



Res extensa
Res extensa is one of the three substances described by Rene Descartes in his Cartesian ontology (often referred to as "radical dualism"), alongside res
Sep 26th 2014



1649 in philosophy
philosophy Christina, Queen of Sweden (reigned 1633–1654) invited Rene Descartes to educate her in his philosophical views, particularly his insight
Apr 2nd 2017



Trademark argument
existence of God developed by French philosopher and mathematician, Rene Descartes. The argument, though similar to the ontological argument, differs in
Apr 30th 2017



René-François de Sluse
improved upon the complicated algebraic methods of Pierre de Fermat and Rene Descartes, who themselves had improved upon Roberval's kinematic, but geometric
Nov 23rd 2016



Principia philosophiae cartesianae
principia philosophiae, more geometrico demonstrata ("The Principles of Rene Descartes' Philosophy, Demonstrated in Geometrical Order") is a philosophical
Feb 28th 2017



Cartesian circle
Cartesian circle is a potential mistake in reasoning attributed to Descartes Rene Descartes. Descartes argues – for example, in the third of his Meditations on
Feb 21st 2017



Discourse on the Method
methode) is a philosophical and autobiographical treatise published by Rene Descartes in 1637. Its full name is Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting
Feb 28th 2017



Jan Hendriksz Glazemaker
Iliaden (1654) Rene Descartes, Meditationes de prima philosophia: of bedenkingen van d'eerste wijsbegeerte (1656-1657) Rene Descartes, Redenering om 't
Oct 19th 2015



1649 in Sweden
Events from the year 1649 in Sweden---MonarchSweden Monarch – Christina - Rene Descartes arrives in Sweden. - Swedish Africa Company is founded. - A new school regulation
Aug 26th 2016



1649 in science
elemental Arsenic. Frans van Schooten publishes the first Latin version of Rene Descartes' La Geometrie. His commentary makes the work understandable to the broader
Oct 20th 2016



Privileged access
Philosophy portal In the fields of epistemology and philosophy of mind it is said the first person (the subject, the self) has privileged access to his
Jan 4th 2017



Ghost in the machine
in the machine" is British philosopher Ryle's Gilbert Ryle's description of Rene Descartes' mind-body dualism. The phrase was introduced in Ryle's book The Concept
Apr 28th 2017





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