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Malebranche

(French malbrɑ̃ʃ)
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(Biography) Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). 1638–1715, French philosopher. Originally a follower of Descartes, he developed the philosophy of occasionalism, esp in De la recherche de la vérité (1674)

Male•branche

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Nicolas de, 1638–1715, French philosopher.
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Nicolas Malebranche holds that God can act in two ways: by general volitions or by particular volitions.
Los jansenistas, catolicos ultradevotos pero considerados heterodoxos por buena parte de la jerarquia eclesiastica, lucharian por medio de Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) y Antoine Arnauld (1612-1694), en un combate ideologico con teologos como Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715) que mantenian una version mas cartesiana y racionalista de la salvacion como algo que sigue a una serie de reglas generales que muestran la sabiduria divina (p.
En este sentido, Francis Bacon y Nicolas Malebranche, entre otros, aseguraron que el asombro y la curiosidad eran un prerrequisito necesario para realizar investigaciones cientificas de entidades individuales mas detalladas.
Astell's work shows her to have been a well-informed reader of contemporary and earlier European philosophers, including not only Descartes but also Nicolas Malebranche and the Englishman John Norris.
5) Nicolas Malebranche, "Illustration," in Treatise on Nature and Grace, trans.
Other philosophers, such as Nicolas Malebranche or George Berkeley, similarly display no fear of death, but Bentham's lack of fear stems from different causes.