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Meditations on First Philosophy 3,005 copies, 19 reviews
Discourse on Method 1,963 copies, 29 reviews
The Geometry of René Descartes 200 copies, 1 review
Passions of the Soul 140 copies, 1 review
Principles of Philosophy 79 copies, 1 review
Descartes : Oeuvres et lettres (Author) 45 copies, 2 reviews
Discourse on the Method 37 copies, 1 review
Briefwisseling 30 copies
Descartes 16 copies
Valda skrifter 13 copies
De uitgelezen Descartes 11 copies, 1 review
Os Pensadores: Descartes 8 copies, 1 review
Meditaciones 2 copies
Geometria 2 copies
[No title] 1 copy
Geometry 1 copy
DISCURSO DEL METODO 1 copy, 1 review
Principia Philosophiæ 1 copy, 1 review
The World 1 copy
Dioptryka 1 copy
Geometria 1 copy
Lumea 1 copy
Selections 1 copy
Selections 1 copy
Briefe 1 copy
Lettres 1 copy
Cartas 1 copy

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René Descartes, the French philosopher, mathematician, and writer, is known as the father of modern philosophy and the father of analytical geometry. He was a pioneer of rationalist thought and a key figure in the Scientific Revolution of the 16-17th centuries in Europe; his influence is still felt today. He's perhaps best known in our day for the statement, "cogito ergo sum" (I think, therefore I am), found in his Discourse on the Method (1637) and Principles of Philosophy (1644).
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