The Ghost and the Princess

The correspondence of René Descartes and Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia — a debate about mind, soul, and immortality

‘Aristotle with a Bust of Homer’ (detail) by Rembrandt van Rijn, 1653, via the Metropolitan Museum of Art, purchase, special contributions and funds given or bequeathed by friends of the Museum, 1961

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