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Descartes’s Secret Notebook

  • Paperback $16.00

    Oct 10, 2006 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Feb 19, 2009 | 288 Pages

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“Aczel catapults the reader into a world where burgeoning intellect was cloaked in intrigue.” —The Washington Post Book World

“Aczel joins the ranks of Roger Penrose, Stephen Pinker, Francis Crick, and others.”—Keith Devlin, author of Goodbye, Descartes: The End of Logic and the Search for a New Cosmology of the Mind

“Splendid . . . first-rate.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Aczel reveals the mystery behind . . . one of the Western world’s greatest minds . . . [Descartes’s Secret Notebook] reads like a mystery novel as well as a biography.” —Science News

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