Descartes, René

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Abstract

1596–1650 French natural philosopherwhose mechanization of physiology was coupled with a speculative psychosomatic medicine.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of life sciences
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
Volume5
ISBN (Print)9780470015902
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • animal spirits
  • memory
  • brain
  • reflex
  • scientific revolution
  • neurophysiology

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    Sutton, J. (2001). Descartes, René. In Encyclopedia of life sciences (Vol. 5, pp. 1-4). New York: John Wiley & Sons. https://doi.org/10.1038/npg.els.0002472