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(born Jan. 31, 1624, Antwerp, Spanish Netherlandsdied November 1669, Leiden, Neth.) Flemish metaphysician and logician. He taught at the University of Louvain from 1646 but was dismissed in 1658, probably because of his sympathy with Jansenism. He took refuge at Leiden, where he became a Calvinist. He lived in poverty until 1662, when he obtained a position at the University of Leiden. He was a major exponent of the doctrine known as occasionalism. His major works include On Virtue (1665), Know Thyself (1675), and True Metaphysics (1691).
Variants of GEULINCX, ARNOLD
Geulincx, Arnold known as Philaretus
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