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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason
Descartes' Bones A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason
Author: Russell Shorto
In 1666, sixteen years after his death, the bones of René Descartes were dug up in the middle of the night and transported from Sweden to France under the watchful eye of the French Ambassador. This was only the beginning of the journey for Descartes? bones, which, over the next 350 years, were fought over, stolen, sold, revered as relics, studi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385517539
ISBN-10: 038551753X
Publication Date: 10/14/2008
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
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