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Bernier, François (1620–88)

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10.4324/9780415249126-DA007-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-DA007-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Bernier was a minor figure who influenced the history of philosophy out of all proportion to his own strictly philosophical abilities. He was effective as a propagandist in the debates over the analysis of matter, and especially as a popularizer of the views of Pierre Gassendi, whose nominalism he sought to apply with greater consistency.

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Lennon, Thomas M.. Bernier, François (1620–88), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DA007-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/bernier-francois-1620-88/v-1.
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