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Rene Descartes

12 Secret Reasons Why People Like Your Posts on Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

After all, the two of you haven't spoken in months. Why emerge from the woodwork now? Did she really like Game of Thrones, or was it rather your attention that she sought, and succeeded, to garner?

Confusion Between 'Diverse Opinions' and 'Oppressive Characterizations'

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.03.2014 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Phil Robertson, of course, does not stand alone in employing religious texts and tenets, as well as his personal experiences (read as "historical revisions") to justify and rationalize his opinions and "values."

Descartes the Bogeyman -- and the Dog Who's Nailing His Coffin Shut

John W. Pilley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
John W. Pilley

Despite resounding blows against the Cartesian system from giants such as Charles Darwin and B. F. Skinner, countless researchers have continued to march, zombie-like, in Descartes's footsteps, insisting that animals lack conscious minds and cannot think, feel, or reason.

Obsessed With Success: David Brooks Warns of Cultural Decline

Nicole Glass | Posted 06.24.2012 | College
Nicole Glass

This fixation we have on productivity is an epidemic that is destroying character and transforming men into automatons.

Bachmann Denies Picking Descartes as Running Mate

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Rene won't say anything until he can prove it, meaning that he'll pretty much always miss the news cycle. Let me tell you, if I had waited until I had facts to support everything I've said I'd never be where I am today."

Paris: A Moveable Feast That Haunts

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard C. Morais

For some reason I am aching for Paris. Perhaps because my novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey, is launched tomorrow, and a good portion of the book takes ...

Haverford College To Return Stolen Letter By Descartes

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HAVERFORD, Pa. — The valuable 17th-century letter was hiding in plain sight, available to almost anyone who checked the "D" drawer of the librar...

Descartes's Stolen Letter Found

The New York Times | PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It was the Great Train Robbery of French intellectual life: thousands of treasured documents that vanished from the Institut de France in the mid-1800...

Descartes' Bones

Russell Shorto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Shorto

One reason for the hunger for change is that the years of the Bush presidency have coincided with a worldwide rise of fundamentalisms: Christian, Muslim, and secular.