J.A. Schuster  ‘The Young René Descartes—Lawyer, Military Engineer, Courtier, Diplomat…and, we might add, Ambitious ‘Savant’, essay review of Harold Cook, The Young Descartes: Nobility, Rumor and War. Chicago, 2018, Annals of Science, 76: 87-95.
Published by Dr. John A. Schuster
Honorary Reader, School of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney and Honorary Research Fellow, Campion College, Sydney, and Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. I have published extensively on Descartes, the Scientific Revolution, the myth of scientific method and historiographical issues.
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