Rene Descartes

Definitions of Rene Descartes
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n French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)

Synonyms:
Descartes
Example of:
mathematician
a person skilled in mathematics
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy

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