Antoine Arnauld, 1612-1694. Antoine Arnauld, 1612-1694. Early Modern French thinker and theologian who corresponded extensively with Descartes and Leibniz, and who vigorously criticized Nicholas Malebranche. A partisan of the Jansenist Catholic reform movement, he was defended by Pascal in that author's Provincial Letters.
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Article from the 1912 Catholic Encyclopedia on the Arnauld family, with a lengthy section on Antoine Arnauld.
Catalog of the Scientific Community: Arnauld, Antoine
Biographical facts compiled by Richard S. Westfall as part of the Galileo Project.
MacTutor History of Mathematics: Arnauld, Antoine
Biographical article by J.J. O'Connor and E.F. Robertson. Emphasizes Arnauld's Jansenism.
Wikipedia: Antoine Arnauld
Article from this openly-edited reference work, based on that in the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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