Descartes, René, 1596-1650

Variant names

Hide Profile

Epithet: philosopher

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x0003dc

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn AUTOGRAPH letters and signatures of literary and scientific artists and savans in France and the Netherlands; 1612-1835: 1. Jacques Auguste de Thou, the historian, to Isaac Casaubon; Paris, 10 Dec. 1613. Fr. f. 2. 2. Agreement between Charles de la R..., 1612-1835 British Library
referencedIn Gassendi, Pierre, 1592-1655. Letter : to Johannes Hevelius, 1644 Oct. 15. Houghton Library
referencedIn Sloane 1393Paper, 4to, ff. 223; XVII century. Papers and letters of Dr Henry Power, etc.1. Letter from Reuben Robinson to Dr Henry Power describing the state of a body opened by him after death; etc. Dat. Maldon, Jan. 22, 1652. f. 1.2. Letter from He... British Library
referencedIn STEFAN ZWEIG COLLECTION. Vol. CLXVIII. John Locke; Latin epitaph on Descartes; n.d. Fair copy. Accompanied by an engraving of Descartes by J. B. Grateloup after F. Hals. ff. 4. 271 x 212mm. overall. Epitaph (f. 4) 94 x 75mm; engraving (f. 2 pasted do... British Library
referencedIn Ernst Cassirer papers, 1892-1958 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Descartes, René, 1596-1650. "De motu cordis, & circulatione sanguinis," translated into English [manuscript] : three letters concerning Harvey's theory of the circulation : in answer to letters of J. van Beverwyck and a physician of Louvain. McGill University Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCCLXII (ff. 170). Verse, pamphlets, etc., by or attributed to Arthur Maynwaring; [ 1700?]-1712: — (1) Theatrical prologues and epilogues, etc., including: — (a)'Epilogue. Address'd to the officers bound for Flanders'; [1705?]. ..., 1700-1712 British Library
referencedIn Voltaire, 1694-1778. Letter signed : Cirey, to Père [Charles] Porée, 1738 Nov. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bardy, Peter Martial. Institutiones Philosophiae Logica, 1816. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Folliot, George, active 18th century,. In Aristotelis logica ; De veritate : manuscript, [between 1650 and 1700]. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Souvenirs, anecdotes et pensées diverses, ou, Morale de l'histoire et des philosophes, 1770 [i.e., ca. 1794-1795]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Collection of his loose papers and letters: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1-53 b Fortification: De arte fortificatoria: 17th cent.: Germ.ff. 54-62 William Crabtree, Astronomer, of Broughton near Manchester: Letters to W. ... British Library
referencedIn Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910. Henry Harrisse papers, 1855-1910 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Pritchard, Alwynne, 1968-. Kit / [Alwynne Pritchard]. University of Manitoba Libraries
referencedIn Mary Hyde Eccles autograph collection, 1514-1697. Houghton Library
referencedIn Marjorie Grene papers. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Hautefeuille, Jean de, 1647-1724. Reponce [sic] du Pere Aubert jesuite à une difficulté proposée contre le sisteme de Descartes sur le flux, et le reflux de la mer : ms. / [1717?]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823. Analise de la logique de Port Royal : avec quelques additions ou changemens. Composé par M. d'Achères sur les cahiers, en 1771 : manuscript, 1771 Jan.-May. Houghton Library
referencedIn Folliot, George, active 18th century,. In Aristotelis logicam ; De veritate : manuscript, [1650-1700]. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn includes:ff. 1-164 b Bartholus Severinius, alias Herland; of Aalsö, in Denmark: Poems, letters, and papers: 17th cent.: Lat., Dan., etc.f. 2 Charles X of Sweden; Gustavus: Verses on, by B. Severinius: 17th cent.: Lat.f. 3 Thomas Bartholinus, th... British Library
referencedIn ST. ÉVREMOND COLLECTIONSCopies, in the autograph of Pierre Des Maizeaux, of letters and portions of longer works, etc., by Charles Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de Saint Évremond, 1701-1703, being evidently taken chiefly from the author's own MS..., 1701-1703 British Library
creatorOf Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Mathematics: Mathematical collections: 17th cent.: Dutch.includes:ff. 23-27 Johannes Vagetius, Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at Hamburg: Demonstrationes ac tabulæ ad Euclidem dietatæ: 1687.: Imperf.ff. 37-39 Réne Descartes, philosopher: De C... British Library
referencedIn Sewall, Joseph, 1688-1769. Compendium Logica, secundum principia D. Renati Descartes, Catechistico propositum, 1704?-1705? American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf John Pell: notes on logic, geometry and music., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Owners of Manuscripts: Guide, Family of.includes:ff. 1-99 b Réne Descartes, philosopher: Abbreviationes Feltonienses de Cartesio: 17th cent.ff. 103-113 b (reversed) Thomas Thomkinson: Logica quædam: 17th cent.ff. 103-113 b (reversed) Metaphysic... British Library
creatorOf Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Letter : to Marin Mersenne, 1647 Dec. 13. Houghton Library
referencedIn Brattle, William, 1662-1717. Compendium logicae secundum principia D. Renati Des:cartes catechisticé propositum / per Dom. Brattle, in usum pupillorum ; A compendium of logick according to the modern phylosophers extracted from Le-grand and others their systems / by Mr. Brattle, in usum pupillorum : manuscript, 1707. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vial (S.I.). Abbregé de la vie et des ouvrages de Mr. René Descartes, avec un plan de sa Philosophie par le Pere Vial (p. 1-55). Recueil des sermons du Pere Galhard (p. 59-155). Recueil des sermons du Pere la Rue (p. 157-299). Recueil des sermons de divers auteurs (p. 301-401). Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Williams, Warham, 1699-1751. [Excerpts on religious philosophy] Historic Deerfield Library
referencedIn PELL PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. i+359). Geometrical, arithmetical and chronological tables and problems. Among them are:-(a) Note on the Tabulae motuum coelestium perpetua of Philippus van Lansbergen. f. 4;-(b) Extract from Pell's Oratio Inauguralis Bre..., 1609-1640 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 356). A-C; circ. 1641-1672. Among the writers are Thomas Brancker, Rector of Tilston, mathematician; Sir Charles Cavendish (for Pell's draft letters to whom see Add. MS. 4280,ff. 105-138); John Collins, author of mathematical and mercanti..., approximately 1641-1672 British Library
referencedIn PELL PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 325). Miscellaneous; circ. 1631-1681. The latter part of this volume contains Pell's letters to his wife Ithumaria, his son John, and his daughters Elizabeth and Bathshua, as well as papers connected with the rectory of Fob..., approximately 1631-1681 British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1216Chartaceus, in 4to., ff. 199, Sec. XVII.1. Some Alchymical processes. ff. 1-4.2. Observationes quaedam ex praelectionibus medicis. ff. 5-45.3. Traité de la gangrene par M. du Vernay, Paris 1683. ff. 45-74.4. 'Dictata viri clarissimi Burche... British Library
referencedIn Papers of William Henry Walsh (1913-1986), 1962-1980 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Folliot, George, active 18th century,. In Aristotelis logicam ; De veritate : manuscript, [between 1650 and 1700?] University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Simon, Yves René Marie, 1903-1961. Papers, 1920-1959. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
referencedIn Barchas, Cecile M.,. Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers of H.H. Joachim, 1900-34 Bodleian Library, Oxford
referencedIn London; SOCIETIES, MEDICAL. ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS: Medical lectures of Dr. F. Glisson in: [1640].Francis Glisson, MD, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge: Medical lectures in the College of Physicians: 17th cent.: Engl. and Lat.: British Library
referencedIn Frisi, Pietro Aloysio,. Phÿsica : a me clerico Petro Aloÿsio Frisi conscripta in Universitate Alexandrina lectore patre D. Maria Copellori ex congnregatione (sic) clericorum regularium D. Paulli adiecto indice propositionum et rerum omnium notabilium locupletissimo. Anno 1756 : manuscript, 1756. Houghton Library
referencedIn includes:ff. 2-9 Philosophy: De principiis entis: 18th cent.: Imperf.ff. 10 b-59 Robert Gray, MD, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Principiorum Cartesii compendium: 18th cent.ff. 10 b-59 Réne Descartes, philosopher: Principiorum Cartesii compendium a R.... British Library
referencedIn Institutiones Philosophiae Logica, 1816 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Grene, Marjorie 1910-2009. Marjorie Grene papers. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Eccles, Mary Hyde,. Mary Hyde Eccles autograph collection, 1514-1697. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hagstroem, K.-G. The thinker's portrait, 1973. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Lemoyne, Jean-Baptiste. Commentarii in Universam Aristotelis Philosophiam dati a d.d. Antonio Pegere baccalaureo theologo et socio sorbonico et a me Joanne Baptista Lemoyne Desportes Vernonaco in hunc ordinem collecti Parisiis in Collegio Justitiano a partu virginis, 1678. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Cavalleri, Antoine, 1698-1765. Philosophiae : pars 3.tia physica gen[er]alis tom. / ad usum Stephani de Lasalle Tolosatis anno domini 1737 : manuscript, 1736-1737. Houghton Library
creatorOf Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Meditationes de prima philosophia : manuscript, [17--]. Houghton Library
referencedIn Rosthal, Robert. A lecture by Dr. Rosenthal [i.e. Rosthal] [sound recording] : the Enlightenment. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Carta al Padre Cossart, de la Compañía de Jesús, sobre el sistema de Descartes [Manuscrito]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Réne Descartes, philosopher: "Methodus mea practica, in qua sunt remedia ac medicamenta", falsely (?) attributed to: 17th cent.Owners of Manuscripts: Guide, Family of. British Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Bardy, Peter Martial person
associatedWith Bardy, Peter Martial. person
associatedWith Beverwyck, Jan van, 1594-1647. person
associatedWith Brattle, William, 1662-1717. person
associatedWith Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945. person
associatedWith Cavalleri, Antoine, 1698-1765. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Eccles, Mary Hyde, person
associatedWith Frisi, Pietro Aloysio, person
associatedWith Gassendi, Pierre, 1592-1655. person
associatedWith Grene, Marjorie 1910-2009. person
associatedWith Hagstroem, K.-G. person
associatedWith Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910. person
associatedWith Harvey, William, 1578-1657. person
associatedWith Hautefeuille, Jean de, 1647-1724. person
associatedWith Lemoyne, Jean-Baptiste. person
associatedWith Mariette, Jean, 1660-1742, person
associatedWith Marjorie Green 1910-2009. person
associatedWith Mersenne, Marin, 1588-1648. person
associatedWith Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662. person
associatedWith Pritchard, Alwynne, 1968- person
associatedWith Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823. person
associatedWith Rosthal, Robert. person
associatedWith Sewall, Joseph, 1688-1769. person
associatedWith Simon, Yves René Marie, 1903-1961. person
associatedWith Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, person
associatedWith Vial (S.I.) person
associatedWith Voltaire, 1694-1778. person
associatedWith Walsh, William Henry person
associatedWith Williams, Warham, 1699-1751. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Zurich, Switzerland
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Westminster, Middlesex
Ramillies, Brabant
Fobbing, Essex
St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex
Orsett, Essex
Blood Circulation
First philosophy


Birth 1596-03-31

Death 1650-02-11






Ark ID: w6mc943m

SNAC ID: 36335453