Géraud de Cordemoy

[Revised entry by Fred Ablondi on April 13, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Geraud de Cordemoy (1626 - 1684) was one of the more important Cartesian philosophers during the decades
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[Revised entry by Fred Ablondi on April 13, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Geraud de Cordemoy (1626 - 1684) was one of the more important Cartesian philosophers during the decades immediately following the death of Descartes. While he is in some respects a very orthodox Cartesian, Cordemoy was the only Cartesian to embrace atomism, and one of the first to argue for occasionalism. Though a lawyer by profession, Cordemoy was a prominent figure in Parisian philosophical circles. His...

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