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Marquis de.Title of Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat. 1743-1794
French mathematician and philosopher known for his work on the mathematical theory of probability and for his philosophical study Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind (1795).
In the spring of 1792 he received the rank of marechal de camp in command of the cavalry in the army of the north; but the influence of the extremists becoming predominant he took indefinite leave of absence, and settled at Auteuil, where, with Condorcet and Cabanis, he devoted himself to scientific studies.
De C. Condorcet, Eloge de Roberval (Paris, 1773): J.
The principal older biographies are those of Dupont de Nemours (1782, enlarged in his edition of Turgot's Works, 1807-1811), and Condorcet (1786); the best modern ones are those of A.
The president was Condorcet, and amongst the members were the duc de la Rochefoucault, the Abbe Gregoire, Brissot, Claviere, Petion and La Fayette; Mirabeau was an active sympathizer.
Condorcet and other Encyclopedists, he later closely associated himself.