Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

1657 - 1757

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Bernard de Fontenelle was a French mathematician who wrote on the history of mathematics and the philosophy of mathematics and science.
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List of References (24 books/articles)

Some Quotations (7)

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Honours awarded to Bernard de Fontenelle
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Fellow of the Royal Society1733


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  1. The Galileo Project
  2. Académie Française; (in French)

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