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Pierre Charron

(1541—1603)


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(1541–1603),

French preacher and philosopher. Influenced by M. Montaigne, Charron doubted whether human reason, unaided, could reach any certainty about God and His properties, but he held that the RC Church was the vehicle of revealed truth. His main work, De la Sagesse (1601), was put on the Index.

Subjects: Christianity — Literature.


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