Cartesian

What is Cartesian?

Cartesian definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
of or relating to Descartes, his mathematical methods, or his philosophy, especially with regard to its emphasis on logical analysis and its mechanistic interpretation of physical nature.

noun
a follower of Cartesian thought.

Origin of Cartesian1650a??60; New Latin CartesiA?nus, equivalent to Cartesi(us) (Latinization of Descartes) + -A?nus -an

Related formsCarteA.sianA.ism, nounpost-CarA.teA.sian, adjective

 

reference: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/cartesian

Tags: