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Descartes, Rene, 1596-1650 (French mathematician)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charta 4 fol. Notae ad loca quaedam difficiliora Geom: Cartesianae, October 1696

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [3]
Scope and Contents Commentary on Schooten's 1659 edition of Descartes' "Geometria".
Dates: October 1696

Contra Cartesium de refractione, 1680's

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [161]
Scope and Contents A general critique of Cartesian geometry.
Dates: 1680's

Ex Renaldinis de Maximis et Minimis, c1696

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [5]
Scope and Contents Analysis of Renaldini's treatment of maximi and minimi, itself a reworking of Fermat.

Four pages of Descart on curves are bound with this document.
Dates: c1696

Explicatio ... in Geometria Cartesiana, et ... de natura aequationum, c1680

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [51]
Scope and Contents Rough notes, very likely composed at Rotterdam, on the Latin edition of Rene Descartes' Geometria, (1659), which was published by Schooten.
Dates: c1680