The following print resources are available in the library. (Tip: This list is in MLA format for your works cited page.)
Beardsley, Monroe C. The European Philosophers from Descartes to Nietzsche. New York: Modern Library, 1960. Print.
Gimbel, Steven. René Descartes. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds Pub., 2009. Print.
Hampshire, Stuart. The Age of Reason; the 17th Century Philosophers, Selected, with Introd. and Interpretive Commentary. [New York]: New American Library, 1956. Print.
Magee, Bryan. The Story of Philosophy. New York: DK Pub., 1998. Print.
Magnusson, Magnus, and Rosemary Goring. Cambridge Biographical Dictionary. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990. Print.
The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography; an International Reference Work. Vol. 3. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. Print.
Stangroom, Jeremy. Philosophy. Chicago: Chicago Review, 2007. Print.
Thorne, J. O. Chambers's Biographical Dictionary. New York: St. Martin's, 1962. Print.
General Web Resources
General web resources are a good place to start your research. These resources provide an overview of the subject, and frequently contain links to more detailed web resources.
Scholarly Web Resources
These webpages explore topics in more detail and depth, are written by experts, researchers, and scholars, and are often peer-reviewed.
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Descartes AND biography
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