Definition of Malebranche

1. Noun. French philosopher (1638-1715).

Exact synonyms: Nicolas De Malebranche
Generic synonyms: Philosopher

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malebranche

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Malcolm X
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Maldive Islands
Maldonado-San Jose stain
Malebranche (current term)
Malecot catheter
Malfunction Junction
Malgaigne's amputation
Malgaigne's fossa
Malgaigne's hernia
Malgaigne's luxation
Malgaigne's triangle
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Literary usage of Malebranche

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Malebranche, NICOLAS, philosopher and theologian, priest of the Oratory of ... He was the youngest child of Nicolas Malebranche, secretary to Louis XIII; ..."

2. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1902)
"Malebranche need not occupy us long; indeed, this great philosopher and admirable master ... Malebranche, as he always is, is quite frank and quite clear; ..."

3. Dictionnaire Des Sciences Philosophiques by Adolphe Franck (1849)
"Entre Spinoza et Malebranche il ya de nombreuses et profondes analogies, ... Malebranche ignore, on du moins ne veut pas s'avouer à lui-même ces analogies. ..."

4. History of French literature by Henri Van Laun (1877)
"M. Victor Cousin speaks of his " angelic style," and indeed the works of Malebranche are distinguished by an elegance and a charm which amply account for ..."

5. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1894)
"ON BUYING THE PICTURE OF FATHER Malebranche AT A SALE. [These following stanzas, not being included in A, are here reprinted from B; where they are stated ..."

6. The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1912)
"Joly, H., "Malebranche" (Grands Philosophes), Paris, 1901. Caird, E., In "Essays on Literature and Philosophy," NY, 1892. BARUCH DE SPINOZA: THE MONISTIC ..."

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