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Sep 17

September 17: Marquis de Condorcet

Marquis de Condorcet

Marquis de Condorcet (1743) It was on this date, September 17, 1743, that French mathematician and political philosopher Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet, was born in Ribemont, Picardy, France. His father died early, so his mother, a very devout woman, had Condorcet educated at Jesuit Colleges in Reims and at the Collège …

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Dec 14

December 14: Pierre Samuel Dupont

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours

As Dupont explained in his Philosophie de l’univers (1796), he was a Deist.

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