René Descartes

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Literature[edit]

Biographies
  • Elizabeth S. Haldane, Descartes: His Life and Times, London: J. Murray, 1905, xix+398 pp. Review: J.E.C. (PhilRev 1907).
  • Jack Rochford Vrooman, René Descartes: A Biography, New York: Putnam Press, 1970.
  • William S. Shea, The Magic of Numbers and Motion: The Scientific Career of René Descartes, Canton, MA: Science History Publications, 1991, x+371 pp. Reviews: Cottingham (HistBehSci 1993), Manders (PhilSci 1995).
  • Stephen Gaukroger, Descartes: An Intellectual Biography, Oxford University Press, 1995.
  • Geneviève Rodis-Lewis, Descartes. Biographie, Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1995. (French)
    • Descartes: His Life and Thought, trans. Jane Marie Todd, Cornell University Press, 1999. [1]
  • Richard A. Watson, Cogito, Ergo Sum: A Life of René Descartes, David R Godine, 2002, vii+375 pp; 2007. Reviews: Henry (PhilLit 2002), Des Chene (2002), Shapin (LRB 2003), Lavery (GeorgiaRev 2003), Hatfield (Isis 2008).
  • Desmond Clarke, Descartes: A Biography, Cambridge University Press, 2006. Review: Hatfield (Isis 2008).
  • Steven Nadler, The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes, Princeton University Press, 2013.
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