Antoine Arnauld

Antoine Arnauld (February 6, 1612 – August 8, 1694) — le Grand as contemporaries called him, to distinguish him from his father — was a French Roman Catholic theologian, philosopher, and mathematician. He was one of the leading intellectuals of the Jansenist group of Port-Royal and had a very thorough knowledge of patristics.

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Formulary Controversy - Theological Debate
... attributed to the Oratorian Colin du Juanet (sometimes to Antoine Arnauld), and then, in 1644–45, by two Apologies pour M ... Jansénius (Apologies for Jansenius) by Antoine Arnauld, which enjoyed great success ... In 1654, the Jansenist Antoine Arnauld replied to this attack by making a distinction between de jure and de facto de jure, the incriminated propositions could be condemned ...
Arnauld Family - Family Tree
... Antoine Arnauld (1560–1619) Isaac Arnauld (1566–1617) Robert Arnauld d'Andilly (1589–1674) Catherine Arnauld (1590–1661) Angélique Arnauld (1591–1661) Agnès Arnauld (1593–1672) Henri Arnauld ...
Antoine Le Maistre - Background and Early Life
... Le Maistre was the son of Isaac Le Maistre, a king's counsellor, and of Catherine Arnauld, who was the eldest daughter of the lawyer Antoine Arnauld (1560–1619) and the ... The Arnaulds were a family of the lesser nobility which had come to Paris from the Auvergne during the 16th century ... Le Maistre’s grandfather Arnauld, a well known lawyer, defended the University of Paris against charges laid by the Jesuits in 1594 and presented his case so forcefully that his defense has ...

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    Thus Pyrrhonism is not a sect of people who are persuaded of what they say, but it is a sect of liars.
    Antoine Arnauld (1612–1694)