The Scientific Work of René Descartes : 1596-1650.

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Main Author: Scott, J. F.
Format: eBook
Published: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016.
Series:Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover ; Half Title; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page ; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter I. Early Life and Training; Chapter II. Brief Survey of Descartes' Scientific Work; Chapter III. The Discours de La Méthode; Chapter IV. La Dioptrique; Chapter V. Les Météores; Chapter VI. Introduction to La Géométrie; Chapter VII. La Géométrie. Book I. Problems which can be Constructed by means of Circles and Straight Lines only; Chapter VIII. La Géométrie. Book II. On the Nature of Curves.
  • Chapter IX. La Géométrie. Book III. The Construction of Solid and Supersolid ProblemsChapter X. The Principia Philosophiæ. I. The Principles of Human Knowledge. II. The Principles of Material Things; Chapter XI. The Principia Philosophiæ. III. Of the Visible World; Chapter XII. The Principia Philosophiæ. IV. The Earth; Chapter XIII. Conclusion. Importance of Descartes' Work in the History of Science; Appendix. Brief Biographical Notes on some of the Less Important Persons mentioned in the preceding pages; List of Works Consulted; Index.