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    • Descartes, Bacon, and Modern Philosophy

    • By: Jeffrey Tlumak
    • Narrated by: Lynn Redgrave
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    These two great 17th-century philosophers aimed to break free of oppressive traditions. Free scientific inquiry led them to skeptically question everything, though they also tried to reconcile science with religious faith. Both Descartes and Bacon extolled the individual, arguing that the human mind can penetrate the deepest secrets of existence. Their ideas formulated the problems that would occupy philosophers for the next 300 years.

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    • More Descartes than Bacon

    • By Res Cogitans on 11-23-06

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