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Ren Descartes

Summary: Essay describes the life and accomplishments of René Descartes.

René Descartes was a famous mathematician born in Touraine, France on March 31, 1596. Descartes was said to be the father of modern philosophy for his works in the fields of math, science and philosophy. At the age of 8 he attended the Royal College at La Flèche where he was educated as a Jesuit scholar. A Jesuit means Society of Jesus and they are a society of very educated people. At this point he had a liking towards mathematics. Later, he attended and got a degree in Law at the University of Poitiers. Two years later Descartes joined the Prince of Orange Army in Holland. There he met a scientist named Isaac Beekman, who told Descartes of new developments in mathematics. After this, he traveled around Europe and joined the Duke of Bavaria's army. During his time in the army he fought in the Thirty Years' War. He traveled...

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