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Rohault, Jacques (1617–72)

DOI
10.4324/9780415249126-DA067-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-DA067-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Rohault belongs (with Régis and de Cordemoy) to a generation which did much to consolidate the position of Cartesian physics in France. He is particularly famous for his experimental attitude. He contributed to the debate over the physical interpretation of the Eucharist.

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Verbeek, Theo. Rohault, Jacques (1617–72), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DA067-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/rohault-jacques-1617-72/v-1.
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