Rene Descartes Chronology

Rene Descartes Chronology

June 27, 2021 Off By Felso

Detailed article on Rene Descartes’ chronology with dates and explanations:

1596
He was born on March 31 in The Hague, France. The cogito, ergosum (“I think, therefore I am”) is Descartes’ most famous saying and the foundation on which the principle of knowledge is based.

1616
He received his law degree from the University of Poitiers, France.
1629
However, he did complete his book, Rules for the Management of Reason, published in 1701.
1633
After the church’s condemnation of Galileo, he stopped publishing his work called The World.
1637
He published Discourse on Management. The book contained articles describing the law of refraction, the cause of rainbows, and analytical geometry.
1641
He published Reflections on First Philosophy, with six series of objections and replies.
1642
Published the second edition of Thoughts.
1643
He began a long correspondence with Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia. He was condemned by Utrecht University officials for his philosophy.
1644
He published Principles of Philosophy.
1647
paid monthly by the King of France; He published Comments on a Paper and began writing a Description of the Human Body.
1649
He published The Passions of the Spirit.
1650
He died in Stockholm on 11 February at the age of 54.

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What is chronology?

Prepared by: Sociologist Ömer YILDIRIM
Source: Omer YILDIRIM’s Personal Lecture Notes. Atatürk University Sociology Department 1st Year “Introduction to Philosophy” and 2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade “History of Philosophy” Lecture Notes (Ömer YILDIRIM); Open Education Philosophy Textbook