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The philosopher, the priest, and the painter : a portrait of Descartes

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Kirtland Community College Library B 1873 .N33 2013 30775305472350 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780691157306 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0691157308 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 230 p. : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-225) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: a tale of two paintings -- The philosopher -- The priest -- The painter -- "Once in a lifetime" -- A new philosophy -- God in Haarlem -- The portrait.
Summary, etc.: A unique combination of philosophy, biography, and art history. The philosopher, the priest, and the painter investigates the remarkable individuals and the circumstances behind a small portrait.
Subject: Descartes, René 1596-1650
Hals, Frans 1584-1666
Philosophers France Biography
Philosophy, Modern
Europe Intellectual life 17th century
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