Etienne Gilson

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France, Philosopher
June 13, 1884September, 19, 1978.

Étienne Gilson was a French philosopher and historian of philosophy. A scholar of medieval philosophy, he originally specialised in the thought of Descartes, yet also philosophized in the tradition of Thomas Aquinas, although he did not consider himself a Neo-Thomist philosopher. In 1946 he attained the distinction of being elected an "Immortal" of the Académie française. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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