Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Alembert, Jean Le Rond d'

(ca. 1717–83). B. Paris, Fr.; Received given name from the ch. of Saint-Jean-Le-Rond, Paris, where his mother abandoned him; at coll. he was called d'Aremberg, which he changed to d'Alembert. Mathematician; philos.; forerunner of positivism.* See also Encyclopedists.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
(Staff Switchboard)
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions


Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online