Malebranche, Nicolas
Malebranche, Nicolas
A philosopher and theologian, priest of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri; b. at Paris, 6 Aug., 1638; d. 13 Oct 1715

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  • Malebranche, Nicolas — ▪ French priest born Aug. 6, 1638, Paris, France died Oct. 13, 1715, Paris  French Roman Catholic priest, theologian, and major philosopher of Cartesianism, the school of philosophy arising from the work of René Descartes. His philosophy sought… …   Universalium

  • Malebranche, Nicolas — (1638 1715)    philosopher, theologian    Born in paris, Nicolas Malebranche, who developed the metaphysical theory of occasionalism, studied philosophy and theology at the Collège de la Marche and at the sorbonne. In 1660, he entered the… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Malebranche, Nicolas — (1638 1715)    Long under appreciated in the English speaking world, Malebranche was an innovative French philosopher/theologian that developed an original philosophy built on the thought of Augustine and Descartes. Malebranche s chief work, The… …   Christian Philosophy

  • Malebranche, Nicolas — (1638–1715) French Cartesian philosopher. Malebranche was born in Paris and educated in philosophy and theology at the Sorbonne. Deeply impressed by the philosophy of Descartes, he produced in 1674 and 1675 the two volumes of De la recherche de… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Malebranche, Nicolas — See Occasionalism …   History of philosophy

  • Malebranche, Nicolas de — born Aug. 6, 1638, Paris, France died Oct. 13, 1715, Paris French priest, theologian, and philosopher. His philosophy is an attempt to reconcile Cartesianism with the thought of St. Augustine and with Neoplatonism. Central to Malebranche s… …   Universalium

  • Malebranche, Nicolas de — ► (1638 1715) Filósofo francés. Postuló la imposibilidad de comunicar el cuerpo y el alma como no sea a través de Dios, que es como el hombre conoce las cosas. Elaboró la que se considera la primera teoría moderna de los colores. Escribió La… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Мальбранш Николя де / Malebranche, Nicolas de — (1638 1715). Мальбранш отказался от интеракционизма Декарта в пользу окказионализма. Согласно окказионалистской доктрине, одно событие не является причиной другого, но только поводом для Бога причины всех вещей заставить произойти это другое… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

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  • Nicolas Malebranche — Full name Nicolas Malebranche Born 6 August 1638(1638 08 06) Paris, Kingdom of France D …   Wikipedia

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