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Descartes, René
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René Descartes (1596–1650) is widely viewed as one of the founders of modern philosophy. He rejected scholastic philosophy as received opinion, and advocated instead buil…

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Blair, Ann M., “Descartes, René”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 30 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271296_enlo_B9789004271029_0018>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721



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