René Descartes
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René Descartes was a French philosopher whose work, La géométrie, includes his application of algebra to geometry from which we now have Cartesian geometry. His work had a great influence on both mathematicians and philosophers. | |||||||||||||
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List of References (104 books/articles)
Some Quotations (18)
Mathematicians born in the same country
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