René descartes has been dubbed the father of modern philosophy, but he was also one of the key figures in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, and. René descartesrené descartes 3 introductionintroduction • father of modern philosophy • not only a philosopher but also a well known. Descartes and the beginning of modern philosophy description: rené descartes (france, 1596-1650) is considered the father of modern philosophy he lived.
This lesson provides a biography of the life and accomplishments of rene descartes (1596-1650), known as the father of modern philosophy and. He has been called, therefore, not without justice, the father of modern philosophy rené descartes (1596-1650) was born at la haye, in touraine on the. Nickname, the father of modern philosophy i would have preferred the father of all philosophy, but i admit it's a lot better than some of the other names i've. René descartes has long been credited with the near-single-handed creation of modern philosophy generations of students have read, and.
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