What does Cartesian mean?

Cartesian meaning in General Dictionary

An adherent of Descartes

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  • Of or with respect to the French philosopher Reneacute Descartes or their philosophy
  • of or concerning Rene Descartes or his works
  • a follower of Cartesian believed
  • Of or related to the French philosopher Rene Descartes, or his philosophy.
  • An adherent of Descartes.

Cartesian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from Cartesius, Latinized form of title of French philosopher and mathematician Ren

Sentence Examples with the word Cartesian

Essentially, therefore, Descartes's process is that known later as the process of isoperimeters, and often attributed wholly to Schwab.2 In 16J5 appeared the Arithmetica Infinitorum of John Wallis, where numerous problems of quadrature are dealt with, the curves being now represented in Cartesian co-ordinates, and algebra playing an important part.

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