Nicholas of Cusa(redirected from Cardinal Nicholas de Cusa)
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Nicholas of Cu·sa(kyo͞o′zə, -sə) 1401-1464.
German prelate, scientist, and Neoplatonist philosopher who emphasized the incompleteness of human knowledge of God and nature.
Nicholas of Cusa(ˈkjuːzə)
(Biography) 1401–64, German cardinal, philosopher, and mathematician: anticipated Copernicus in asserting that the earth revolves around the sun