René Descartes

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René Descartes (31 March1596 – 11 Feb1650), the 17th century French mathematician who invented XYZ Cartesian Analytical Geometry.

He also invented the ‘Methodology’. His scientific philosophy ‘Cogito ergo sum’ (Je pense donc je suis / I think therefore I am / 我思故我在) influenced Issac Newton later.

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