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Snapshots from the history of mathematics: René Descartes. (English)
Math. Sch. (Leicester) 43, No. 2, 14-15 (2014).
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.
Reviewer: Peter Dürr (Linkenheim)
Classification: A30 G70
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