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Descartes

Ren? . 1596--1650, French philosopher and mathematician. He provided a mechanistic basis for the philosophical theory of dualism and is regarded as the founder of modern philosophy. He also founded analytical geometry and contributed greatly to the science of optics. His works include Discours de la m?thode (1637), Meditationes de Prima Philosophia (1641), and Principia Philosophiae (1644)
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This renewed interest in the history of philosophy is testified by Descartes and His Contemporaries.
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