Cartesian

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Car·te·sian

adjective \kär-ˈtē-zhən\

Definition of CARTESIAN

:  of or relating to René Descartes or his philosophy
Cartesian noun
Car·te·sian·ism \-zhə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin of CARTESIAN

New Latin cartesianus, from Cartesius Descartes
First Known Use: 1656

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

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