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Intellectual revolution and theoretical objectivity in contemporary architecture.
“Historical & Comparative”
The French philosopher Rene Descartes contributed to the doctrine and principle of historical objectivity compounding to the theoretical foundation of “Cartesianism” through his treatise “Discourse of Method”. It began to emphasize the historicity in light of conceptual objectivity. The relationship of mind and corporeal sensuality is subjected to objective rationalism of forces that shapes the production (object). The objective historicism brings about substansialism of matter by dividing the existence into mind, matter & nature.
Along with Descartes, Montesquieu through his treatise “Spirit of Laws” discarded the theological interpretation of existence and paved the way for scientific history of human culture. In spite of the intimate connection between nature and culture, the reason determines the nature of responses.
The “Discourse …