malin génie

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René Descartes (1596—1650) French philosopher, mathematician


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(French, evil genius or demon)

The common French phrase for the ‘mauvais génie’ introduced in the first of the Meditations of Descartes. See method of doubt.

Subjects: Philosophy.

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