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Unformatted text preview: The World 1635 birth of Descartes' natural daughter Francine, baptized 7 August (died 1640) 1637 publishes Discourse on the Method , with Optics, Meteorology and Geometry 1641 Meditations on First Philosophy published, together with Objections and Replies (first six sets) 1642 second edition of Meditations published, with all seven sets of Objections and Replies and Letter to Dinet 1643 Cartesian philosophy condemned at the University of Utrecht; Descartes' long correspondence with Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia begins 1644 visits France; Principles of Philosophy published 1647 awarded a pension by King of France; begins work on Description of the Human Body 1648 publishes Comments on a Certain Broadsheet ; interviewed by Frans Burman at Egmond-Binnen ( Conversation with Burman ) 1649 goes to Sweden on invitation of Queen Christina; The Passions of the Soul published 1650 dies at Stockholm on 11 February...
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