id: 06315175
dt: j
an: 2014e.00022
au: Ramsden, Jenny
ti: Snapshots from the history of mathematics: René Descartes.
so: Math. Sch. (Leicester) 43, No. 2, 14-15 (2014).
py: 2014
pu: Mathematical Association (MA), Leicester
la: EN
cc: A30 G70
ut: mathematicians; biographies; history of mathematics; analytic geometry;
coordinate geometry; Cartesian coordinate system; geometric curves;
notation; mathematical symbols; mathematics and philosophy
ci:
li:
ab: The article gives a short survey of the life and work of the French
mathematician and philosopher René Descartes (1596‒1650), renowned
as the inventor of coordinate geometry.
rv: Peter Dürr (Linkenheim)