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Descartes: Home

A Gumberg Library research guide

This research guide will connect you to reference works, print books and ebooks, databases for articles, and other information sources on the French philosopher, scientist, and mathematician, Rene Descartes (1596-1650).


All of these resources can be accessed from off-campus, but you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link below.

To use e-journals off-campus, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link

All of these resources can be accessed from off-campus, but you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link below.

How do you find full text?

To access electronic resources off campus you will need to enter your Multipass information

Click the link below  to hear an episode of this excellent BBC Radio 4 program on Rene Descartes.


Bernard Williams interviews Bryan McGee on Rene Descartes (1987)


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This research guide was created by Gabrielle Kolencik, English Department Intern, Gumberg Library, January 2019