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René descartes (march 31, 1596 - february 11, 1650) was a seventeenth century philosopher, mathematician, and writer despite his french origin, he spent most of his life in the dutch republic known as the father of modern philosophy, much of the understanding of western philosophy is based on his writings. Benedict de spinoza: benedict de spinoza, dutch jewish philosopher, one of the foremost exponents of 17th-century rationalism. René descartes was a notable french scientist, mathematician and philosopher of 17th century being called the ‘father of modern philosophy’ his reputation as a scientist can’t be undermined, for he was the one who played a significant role in bringing about 17th century scientific revolution. Descartes: philosophical pioneer biography brings to light one day rene descartes world of intellectual life in 17th-century europe descartes has been called.
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