Origin of Cartesian
OTHER WORDS FROM CartesianCarte·sian·ism, nounpost-Car·te·sian, adjective
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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