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Bernard Lamy

(1640—1715)


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(1640–1715)

French teacher and priest. His treatise on rhetoric and the philosophy of language, Rhétorique ou l'art de parler (1675, englarged 1688) became known as the ‘Rhétorique de Port-Royal’, a counterpoint to the Port-Royal Logic of Arnauld. His work Entretiens sur les sciences (1683) influenced Rousseau.

Subjects: Literature.


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