On this author:
Descartes’s chief contribution to modern science and philosophy was his radical focus on epistemology, on defining the boundaries of what we are capable of knowing with certainty. At the center of this project was his assertion of mind-body dualism...
Think Again: What did Descartes really know? by Anthony Gottlieb, The New Yorker, November 20, 2006
Descartes’s Paradoxical Politics, by Quentin Taylor, Humanitas 2001 No. 2
A funny-peculiar mind-body picture: Steven Shapin delves into the intellectual, as well as the rather more material, concerns of Rene Descartes, review of Cogito, Ergo Sum: The Life of Rene Descartes, by Richard A Watson, London Review of Books, January 20, 2003
Therefore I am, by Heller McAlpin, review of Cogito, Ergo Sum: The Life of Rene Descartes, by Richard Watson, Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 2002