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Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre

(1881–1955). Paleontologist and explorer; b. Sarcenat, near Clermont, Fr.; educ. Paris; Jesuit 1899; took part in geological expedition to Ordos, along Great Wall of China, 1923, and in later field studies of China and other parts of Asia; noted for work on Cenozoic geology; interested in the theory of evolution. Works include Le phénomène humain; L'apparition de l'homme; La vision du passé; Le milieu divin; L'avenir de l'homme.

Teilhard de Chardin, ed. N. Baybrooke (Greenwich, Connecticut, 1964).

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