|Eloquence has incomparable force and beauty; Poesy has its ravishing graces and delights; in the Mathematics there are many refined discoveries eminently suited to gratify the inquisitive.|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 34, Part 1
Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason and Seeking the Truth in the Sciences
This seminal work of the seventeenth-century philosopher would sweep away the accepted truths of the past to create the foundation of modern thought.
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
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