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Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

Author (11-Feb-1657 — 9-Jan-1757)


J. R. Carre. La Philosophie de Fontenelle ou le Sourire de la Raison. Paris: Alcan. 1932. 705pp.


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  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.527)

  6. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.288)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.357)

  8. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.116)

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