Malebranche

[ mal-brahnsh ]
/ malˈbrɑ̃ʃ /

noun

Ni·co·las de [nee-kaw-lah duh] /ni kɔˈlɑ də/, 1638–1715, French philosopher.
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Malebranche

/ (French malbrɑ̃ʃ) /

noun

Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). 1638–1715, French philosopher. Originally a follower of Descartes, he developed the philosophy of occasionalism, esp in De la recherche de la vérité (1674)
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