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René Descartes introduced the foundation for the methods of analytic geometry in 1637 in the appendix titled GEOMETRY of the titled Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason in the Search for Truth in the Sciences, commonly referred to as Discourse on Method. This work, written in his native language, French, and its philosophical principles, provided the foundation for the calculus later introducted by Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, independent of each other.
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