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Jean-Baptiste de Boyer marquis d'Argens (1704-1771)
Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens (1704–1771) was a French rationalist, author and critic of the Catholic church, who was a close friend of Voltaire and spent much of his life in exile at the court of Frederick the Great.
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Philosophical dissertations on the uncertainty of human knowledge. By the Marquis D’Argens, author of the Jewish spy. Viz. I. Of the Uncertainty of History. II. Concerning Logick. III. Concerning the General Principles of Natural Philosophy. IV. Concerning Motaphysicks. V. Concerning judicial Astrology. With some remarks on the theology of the Grecian philosophers. To which is added, Mons. Maupertuis’s Dissertation upon gravity. &c. In two volumes. Translated from the last French edition. Vol. I.Jean-Baptiste de Boyer marquis d'Argens