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De uitgelezen Descartes

René Descartes (author), Han Van Ruler (compiler)
* Ingeleid en toegelicht door vooraanstaande Nederlandse en Vlaamse denkers * Onder hoofdredactie van Guido Vanheeswijck en Ger Groot * Relevante en stimulerende teksten van grote filosofen * Toegankelijke reeks bloemlezingen René Descartes (1596-1650), geboren in Frankrijk maar gedurende zijn leven werkzaam in het Nederland van de Gouden Eeuw, staat alom bekend als vader van de moderne filosofie.
Title
De uitgelezen Descartes / Rene Descartes ; samengest., ingel. en geann. door Han van Ruler
Author
René Descartes
Compiler
Han Van Ruler
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Tielt: Lannoo, 1999
368 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-209-3520-8
Placing suggestion
155.3 (SISO) Filosofen ; Filosofen (ZIZO)

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About René Descartes

René Descartes ( or UK: ; French: [ʁəne dekaʁt] (listen); Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French-born philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who spent a large portion of his working life in the Dutch Republic, initially serving the Dutch States Army of Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange and the Stadtholder of the United Provinces. One of the most notable intellectual figures of the Dutch Golden Age, Descartes is also widely regarded as one of the founders of modern philosophy.

Many elements of Descartes's philosophy have precedents in late Aristotelianism, the revived Stoicism of the 16th century, or in earlier philosophers like Augusti…Read more on Wikipedia