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Antoine Arnauld

1612 - 1694

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Antoine Arnauld (6 February 1612 – 8 August 1694) was a French Catholic theologian, philosopher and mathematician. He was one of the leading intellectuals of the Jansenist group of Port-Royal and had a very thorough knowledge of patristics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Arnauld has received more than 113,339 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Antoine Arnauld is the 339th most popular philosopher (up from 354th in 2019), the 910th most popular biography from France (up from 983rd in 2019) and the 46th most popular French Philosopher.

Antoine Arnauld was a French philosopher and theologian. He is most famous for his work in logic, especially the Port Royal Logic, which he co-wrote with Pierre Nicole.

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Among philosophers, Antoine Arnauld ranks 339 out of 1,081Before him are Otto Neurath, Peter Singer, Bruno Latour, Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Hwang Jini, and Francisco de Vitoria. After him are Juan Luis Vives, Jacques Rancière, Edgar Morin, Martianus Capella, Strato of Lampsacus, and Lev Shestov.

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Among people born in 1612, Antoine Arnauld ranks 6Before him are Murad IV, Saskia van Uylenburgh, Dorgon, Louis Le Vau, and Wu Sangui. After him are Pierre Mignard, Jeremi Wiśniowiecki, Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, Samuel Butler, Peter Stuyvesant, and Claude Françoise de Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1694, Antoine Arnauld ranks 5Before him are Mary II of England, Matsuo Bashō, Marcello Malpighi, and Samuel von Pufendorf. After him are Natalya Naryshkina, Suleiman of Persia, Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma, Francesco Morosini, John George IV, Elector of Saxony, Vittoria della Rovere, and Pierre Puget.

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Among people born in France, Antoine Arnauld ranks 910 out of 6,011Before him are Fredegund (545), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748), Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011), Claude Chappe (1763), and Charles François Dumouriez (1739). After him are Maurice Druon (1918), Philibert II, Duke of Savoy (1480), Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657), Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772), Joan II, Countess of Burgundy (1292), and Philippe Ariès (1914).


Among philosophers born in France, Antoine Arnauld ranks 46Before him are Roscellinus (1050), Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), Sebastian Brant (1458), Jean-Luc Nancy (1940), Henri Lefebvre (1901), and Bruno Latour (1947). After him are Edgar Morin (1921), René Girard (1923), Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1460), Jean Gerson (1363), Pierre d'Ailly (1350), and Maurice Halbwachs (1877).