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Descartes rene

Descartes, Rene

(Science: person) french philosopher, mathematician, physiologist, 1596-1650. The founder of modern philosophy and proponent of the mechanistic school or iatromathematical school.

See: descartes law.


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What Is the Biological Basis of Consciousnesss?

In the 17th century, French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes declared that mind and body are entirely separate, leaving the debate over the nature of consciousness to other philosophers. Today scientists are challenging that notion with a view ...

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