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Cartesian (adj.)

pertaining to the works or ideas of French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes (1596-1650), 1650s, from Cartesius, the Latinized form of his surname (regarded as Des Cartes) + -ian. In addition to his philosophy (based on the fundamental principle cogito, ergo sum), he developed a system of coordinates for determining the positions of points on a plane.

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Definitions of Cartesian from WordNet
1
Cartesian (n.)
a follower of Cartesian thought;
2
Cartesian (adj.)
of or relating to Rene Descartes or his works;
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