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Speculative writing

There is a long and involved section of RenĂ© Descartes’ A Discourse on the Method (self-published (as we would label the process now) in 1637) in which he discusses the workings of the heart (as in the organ, not an allusion to emotions; it is found in Part Five). Dense pages-long paragraphs describe in minute […]

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