Origin of Cartesian
Examples from the Web for cartesian
And before 1725, readings, both public and private, were given from Cartesian texts in some of the Parisian colleges.
Lamont is not unhappy: he keeps his mind active by solving stiff quadratic equations and fiddling with Cartesian co-ordinates.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
A Thomist or a Cartesian seemed to him as a captive, or a one-armed combatant.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
This is the sole legitimate outcome of the Cartesian problem stated as Descartes would have it stated.
Everywhere one sees the Cartesian dualism and a striking want of the genetic, historical, and critical sense.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
British Dictionary definitions for cartesian
Word Origin and History for cartesian
1650s, from Cartesius, Latinized form of the name of French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes (1596-1650), + -ian.