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The Resource Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason, Russell Shorto

Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason, Russell Shorto

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Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason
Title
Descartes' bones
Title remainder
a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason
Statement of responsibility
Russell Shorto
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The best-selling author of The Island at the Center of the World chronicles the more than three-hundred-year debate between religion and science as revealed through the long and momentous odyssey of the skeletal remains of French philosopher René Descartes, creator of the famous phrase "I think, therefore I am."
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DLC
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Shorto, Russell
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Descartes, René
  • Faith
  • Reason
Label
Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason, Russell Shorto
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The man who died -- Banquet of bones -- Unholy relics -- The misplaced head -- Cranial capacity -- Habeas corpus -- A modern face
Control code
191758305
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 299 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385517539
Lccn
2008001932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason, Russell Shorto
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The man who died -- Banquet of bones -- Unholy relics -- The misplaced head -- Cranial capacity -- Habeas corpus -- A modern face
Control code
191758305
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 299 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385517539
Lccn
2008001932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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