Antoine Arnauld

Antoine Arnauld (6 February 1612  8 August 1694) was a French Catholic theologian, philosopher and mathematician. He was one of the leading intellectuals of the Jansenist group of Port-Royal and had a very thorough knowledge of patristics. Contemporaries called him le Grand to distinguish him from his father.

Antoine Arnauld
Born(1612-02-06)6 February 1612
Died8 August 1694(1694-08-08) (aged 82)[1]
NationalityFrench
EducationUniversity of Paris (Collège de Calvi and Collège de Lisieux [fr][2])
Era17th-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
School
Main interests
Theology, metaphysics, epistemology, theodicy