References for René Descartes

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  1. M S Mahoney, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901149.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9108563/Rene-Descartes

Books:

  1. W Arnold, Descartes, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).
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  3. D M Clarke, Descartes' Philosophy of Science (1982).
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  8. E S Haldane, Descartes: His Life and Times (1966).
  9. J E Hofmann, Geschichte der Mathematik. Teil I : Von den Anfängen bis zum Auftreten von Fermat und Descartes (Berlin, 1963).
  10. V Jullien, Descartes. La 'Géométrie' de 1637 (Philosophies, 76. Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1996).
  11. Ya Lyatker, Descartes (Spanish) (Moscow, 1990).
  12. H Montias, Descartes (French) (Paris, 1969).
  13. I Sp Papadatos, Arithmetic polygons of the ancient Greeks and arithmetic polyhedra of Descartes (Greek) (Athens, 1982).
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  18. G Rodis-Lewis, Descartes: his life and thought (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1998).
  19. C Sasaki, Descartes's mathematical thought (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 237. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003).
  20. J F Scott, The Scientific Work of René Descartes (1987).
  21. M Serfati and D Descotes (eds.), Mathématiciens français du XVIIe siècle-Descartes, Fermat, Pascal (Presses Universitaires Blaise-Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, 2008).
  22. W R Shea, The Magic of Numbers and Motion: The Scientific Career of René Descartes (1991).
  23. T Sorell, Descartes. Past Masters (New York, 1987).
  24. J R Vrooman, René Descartes: A Biography (1970).
  25. J Vuillemin, Mathématiques et métaphysique chez Descartes (Paris, 1960).

Articles:

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