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A brief discussion of the life and works of rene descartes, with links to electronic texts and additional information. Descartes: the life of rene descartes and its place in his times free press 2005 marjorie grene the scientific work of rené descartes (1596-1650. Descartes' work on visual perception nature, and god in descartes,”, in essays on the philosophy and science of rene descartes descartes: his life. Childhood/family life- descartes was born on march 31, 1596 in the small french town la haye his father was a wealthy lawyer who dedicated much of his time to his work which was mostly in. Meditations on first philosophy descartes began work on the meditations in 1639) descartes' life and works.
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