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René Descartes
   was born on   
March 31, 1596
French philosopher, scientist, writer; author of phrase "Cogito ergo sum"
Meditations on First Philosophy
   was written by   
René Descartes
"in which the Existence of God and the Distinction between Mind and Body are Demonstrated"; "Cogito ergo sum"
Discourse on Method
   was written by   
René Descartes
A landmark in the modern history of philosophic thought
Frans Hals
   painted   
René Descartes
C. 1649, oil on panel; Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
René Descartes
   wrote   
Passions of the Soul
Last of his works, 1649; theorizing about human passions and emotions
René Descartes
   wrote   
Principles of Philosophy
Intended as a textbook to replace Aristotelian textbooks of the time
René Descartes
   wrote   
Discourse on the Method
Introduction to Essais, published in 1637
1596
      
René Descartes Was Born
French philosopher and mathematician (d. 1650)
René Descartes
   wrote   
Discourse on Method
1637; "Je pense, donc je suis"
René Descartes
   wrote   
Meditations on First Philosophy
1641






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