This book reappraises the fourth royal governor of North Carolina, one-time surveyor-general of Ireland, known for his pamphlets on Irish and colonial economics and for his geographer's interest in the Northwest Passage...more details Format:Hardback Pages:232
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Department of Philosophy Desmond Clarke
Descartes is best remembered for 'I think, therefore I am', but his main contribution to the history of ideas was to construct a philosophy that would be sympathetic to the emergence of the new sciences in the seventeenth century. He was midwife to the Scientific Revolution and a significant contributor to its key concepts...more details Format:Undefined Pages:507