This category lists pages and sites about René Descartes (March 31, 1596 – February 11, 1650), a highly influential French philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer, referred to as the "Founder of Modern Philosophy" and the "Father of Modern Mathematics".
Catholic Encyclopedia: René Descartes
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Biographical article from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Biography of the early modern philosopher who rejected religious authority in the quest for scientific and philosophical knowledge.
Rene Descartes (1596 - 1650)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Excerpt from "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics" by W. W. Rouse Ball.
[ Kids/Teens ] An eighth-grader introduces the man who said, "I think; therefore, I am."
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Biography from the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.
René Descartes' Life and Works
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides a detailed look at his life and writings.
Wikipedia - René Descartes
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article about the influential French philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer.
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