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Bayle

 (bāl, bĕl), Pierre 1647-1706.
French philosopher and critic. Considered the progenitor of 18th-century rationalism, he compiled the famous Dictionnaire historique et critique (1697) and championed the cause of religious tolerance.

Bayle

(French bɛl)
n
(Biography) Pierre (pjɛr). 1647–1706, French philosopher and critic, noted for his Dictionnaire historique et critique (1697), which profoundly influenced Voltaire and the French Encyclopedists

Bayle

(beɪl)

n.
Pierre (pye r), 1647–1706, French philosopher and critic.
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Mr Bayle (I think, in his article of Helen) imputes this, and with greater probability, to their violent love of glory; for the truth of which, we have the authority of him who of all others saw farthest into human nature, and who introduces the heroine of his Odyssey, the great pattern of matrimonial love and constancy, assigning the glory of her husband as the only source of her affection towards him.[*]
Bayle thus characterises this Life of Aesop by Planudes, "Tous les habiles gens conviennent que c'est un roman, et que les absurdites grossieres qui l'on y trouve le rendent indigne de toute."
This walking Bayle dictionary did not act, however, like that famous lexicon; he did not report all opinions without drawing his own conclusions; he had the talent of a fly which drops plumb upon the best bit of meat in the middle of a kitchen.
From Bayle to the Batavian Revolution: Essays on Philosophy in the Eighteenth-Century Dutch Republic
I realized this when, one day, I was told stories about the 'bayle.' I've heard the term being used loosely, but it was only until recently that I was briefed on the specifics of it.
When DeKalb CUSD 428 became a 1-to-1 district for grades 3 through 12 three years ago, Chief Technology Officer Ben Bayle had a new challenge: purchasing and maintaining the 5,000 Chromebooks that students took home each night.
''Banks in the eurozone are under pressure'' from tech rivals, said Marc Bayle de Jesse, head of market infrastructure and payments at the ECB.
French bank, Societe Generale (SocGen) (SOGN.PA) (OTC: SCGLY) (GLE.FR), has said that it has appointed Eric Bayle to the newly created role as head of transaction banking business in the UK, an online report said.
Ministry spokesman Pierre Bayle said in a press statement that the two-day visit comes in the framework of strengthening the international coalition to combat (Daesh).
PARyS (CyHAN)- French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian will travel to Russia on Sunday to discuss ways to improve military cooperation fighting against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, the ministry's spokesman Pierre Bayle announced on Thursday.
Para Bayle, sin embargo, la creencia religiosa solo puede aspirar a convertirse en una verdad putativa, sustentada en la conviccion subjetiva del fiel, concepcion que le permite desdibujar el propio concepto de herejia y criticar las persecuciones religiosas de su tiempo.