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  • The contempt of aesthetics and erudition is characteristic of the most typical members of what is known as the Cartesian school, especially Malebranche.
  • Thus Descartes is a type of that spirit of science to which erudition and all the heritage of the past seem but elegant trifling.
  • But how is intelligence, as opposed to erudition, possible?
  • He was a man of erudition, but he owed his fame chiefly to his personality.
  • During the period between 1540 and 1543 the archbishop was engaged at the head of a commission in the revision of the " Bishop's Book " (1537) or Institutions of a Christian Man, and the preparation of the Necessary Erudition (1543) known as the " King's Book," which was a modification of the former work in the direction of Roman Catholic doctrine.

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