His views promoted the unity of all sciences, the order of reasons and the interaction of body and soul. In his Meditations, he opened a new way of acquiring wisdom through the truths of metaphysics which eventually leads to the knowledge of God, or the "Supreme Good."
Some of Descartes great quotes are worth a read:
"I think, therefore I am."
"Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it."
"Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power."
"An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?"
Enjoy your day~
Mary jane Kasliner ~ Yogi & Feng Shui Master