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Published: 18 January 2001

128 Pages | 6 halftones & 2 line illus

ISBN: 9780192854094

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Descartes: A Very Short Introduction

Tom Sorell

Very Short Introductions

  • Reveals that Descarates was, above all, an advocate and practitioner of the new mathematical approach to physics
  • Exposes how Descarates developed his philosophies to support his discoveries in the sciences