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    The philosophy of Gassendi (1908) PDF book by George Sidney Brett

    Download The philosophy of Gassendi  (1908) PDF book by  George Sidney Brett Pierre Gassendi was a French philosopher, Catholic priest, astronomer, and mathematician. While he held a church position in south-east France, he also spent much time in Paris, where he was a leader of a group of free-thinking intellectuals Up to the present little attention has been paid to Gassendi. The want of a reliable account of his philosophy has caused him to be neglected, for the nature of his own writings is such as would naturally obscure the value of his message. Hallam, in his Introduction to the Literature of Europe (Part iv. chap, iii.), indicates the extent…