‘Descartes in 90 Minutes’ by Paul Strathern

Paperback Review

Finished on 1/14/2019

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Genres: Philosophy, Nonfiction, Biography, History

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Recommended with Reservations Introductory Philosophy Novel

Spoiler-ific review

Here was a short book about Rene Descartes, discussing his personal history, his philosophy and his scientific achievements. I chose to read this because I want to read more nonfiction this year, including more philosophy in particular.

Do you want to learn about Descartes? Read this. It was a fast easy read, a good introductory source if you’re just beginning to research the man in question, but not a good source if you want something more substantial.

I think therefore I am!

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