Associations to the word «Descartes»

Wiktionary

DESCARTES, proper noun. A French philosopher and mathematician, who lived from 1596 to 1650.
DESCARTES LAW, noun. (optics) Snell's law

Dictionary definition

DESCARTES, noun. French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650).

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King