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'Pierre, or the ambiguities': Bayle, Jurieu and the Dictionnaire Historique et Critique

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This thesis presents a new study of Pierre Bayle’s Dictionnaire Historique et Critique (1696), with special reference to Bayle’s polemical engagement with the theologian Pierre Jurieu. While recent years have seen a surge of interest in Bayle, there is as yet no consensus on how to interpret Bayle’s ambiguous stance on reason and religion, and how to make sense of the Dictionnaire: although specific parts of the Dictionnaire have received much scholarly attentio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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