[kawnt; French kawnt]
(I·si·dore) Au·guste (Ma·rie Fran·çois) [ee-zee-dawr oh-gyst ma-ree frahn-swa] /i ziˈdɔr oʊˈgüst maˈri frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1798–1857, French founder of the philosophical system of positivism.
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(Isidore) Auguste (Marie François) (oɡyst). 1798–1857, French mathematician and philosopher; the founder of positivism
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