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Condorcet

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noun
  1. Ma·rie Jean An·toine Ni·co·las Ca·ri·tat [ma-ree zhahn ahn-twan nee-kaw-lah ka-ree-ta] /maˈri ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ˈtwan ni kɔˈlɑ ka riˈta/, Marquis de,1743–94, French mathematician and philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for condorcet

Historical Examples

  • But Shelley's world was the world of the utilitarian Godwin and the mathematical Condorcet.

    Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle

    H. N. Brailsford

  • The rare men who saw this, from Holbach and Condorcet to Mill, were philosophers.

  • Come no further, cried another, Vergniaud and Condorcet sat here.

  • "Less terrible than Cressy, however," said Condorcet, smiling.

    The Queen's Necklace

    Alexandre Dumas pre

  • What Turgot loved in Condorcet was his ‘simplicity of character.’


British Dictionary definitions for condorcet

Condorcet

noun
  1. Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de. 1743–94, French philosopher and politician. His works include Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind (1795)
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