Gassendi, Pierre
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Pierre Gassendi (b. Gassend; 1592–1655), the French astronomer, atomist philosopher, mathematician, and priest, also known for his revival of Epicureanism, can be …

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Backus, Irena, “Gassendi, Pierre”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 24 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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