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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 Ren<U+00d4>e Descartes, creator of the famous phrase "I think, therefore I am."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shorto, Russell
Dewey number
194
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
B1875
LC item number
.S495 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Descartes, René
  • Reason
  • Faith
Label
Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason, Russell Shorto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
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
System control number
  • ocn191758305
  • 1142892
Label
Descartes' bones : a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason, Russell Shorto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
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
System control number
  • ocn191758305
  • 1142892

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