Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes - Rene Descartes (15961650) Born March31,1596

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Rene Descartes (1596 – 1650)
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Born March 31, 1596  into a respected family Father Joachim Descartes and Mother Jeanne Brochard Pierre and Jeanne  where his  full  siblings He also had two half siblings  In the French Province of Touraine
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1597 ( at 1 year old) His mother died of tuberculosis
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His Father His father was a famous lawyer  Leading to extended periods of time away from home
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What happen to the children? His grandmother took care of the them
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1603 (9 years old) He was sent to the Jesuit college at La Fleche Descartes frailness was noticed in the school He was allowed to sleep later than the other students 
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The Jesuit College At La Fleche Studied Greek, Latin, History, Liberal Arts, Science,  Mathematics, Dancing, and Fencing
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The Next Few Years Completed his studies Practiced Fencing Rode horses Briefly took up gambling He tried to break the system
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course CSC 100 taught by Professor Morgan during the Spring '11 term at Jackson State.

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Rene Descartes - Rene Descartes (15961650) Born March31,1596

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