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Giancinto Sigismondo Gerdil

(1718—1802)


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(1718–1802)

Savoyard theologian, and eventually (1777), cardinal of the church. A disciple of Malebranche, and opponent of Locke, Wolff, and Newton, Gerdil wrote a critique of Émile from an Aristotelian perspective, arguing that spiritual and intellectual development must take place within a morally ordered society.

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