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Bayle, Pierre

(1647–1706). Fr. philos.; prof. Sedan and Rotterdam; skeptic; considered faith and reason exclusive realms; emphasized freedom of thought and toleration. Wrote Pensèes diverses sur la cométe de 1680; Critique gènèrale de l'Histoire du calvinisme du P. Maimburg; Dictionnaire historique et critique. See also Enlightenment, 2; Rationalism.

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