Rene Descartes Chronology

Rene Descartes Chronology

June 27, 2021 Off By Felso

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

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.

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

I leave the link below which gives a great answer to the question of what is chronology. I liked it, hope you like it too:

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