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March 7: André Morellet (1727)

It was on this date, March 7, 1727, that French economist and contributor to the Encyclopédie André Morellet was born. After a Jesuit education, he kept all his life the title of the Abbé Morellet without religious conviction. According to the Grande Encyclopédie (1751-1772), a masterpiece of Enlightenment thought, Morellet “did more than any in […]

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This Week in Freethought History (February 24-March 2)

Read about George Moore, “The Passion of the Christ,” François Arago, Michel de Montaigne, William “Mad Magazine” Gaines, Pope Leo XIII and more …

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December 14: Pierre Samuel Dupont

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

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