Rene Descartes Quote


Rene Descartes
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: "Life and Letters of Madame Swetchine" (1867), p. 43
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Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.  - Rene Descartes
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Rene Descartes
Source/Notes:
In Latin: "Ex nihilo nihil fit." Source: Principia philosophiae, Part I, Article 49

Rene Descartes
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Born: March 31, 1596

Died: February 11, 1650 (aged 53)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Mathematician

Bio: René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and writer who spent most of his adult life in the Dutch Republic. He has been dubbed the 'Father of Modern Philosophy', and much subsequent Western philosophy is a response to his writings, which are studied closely to this day.

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