Nicole Oresme

Philosopher, Author

1320 – 1382

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Who was Nicole Oresme?

Nicole Oresme, also known as Nicolas Oresme, Nicholas Oresme, or Nicolas d'Oresme, was a significant philosopher of the later Middle Ages. He wrote influential works on economics, mathematics, physics, astrology and astronomy, philosophy, and theology; was Bishop of Lisieux, a translator, a counselor of King Charles V of France, and probably one of the most original thinkers of the 14th century.

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Born
1320
Fleury-sur-Orne
Also known as
  • Nicholas Oresme
  • Nicolas d'Oresme
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • College of Navarre
  • University of Paris
Lived in
  • Orne
Died
Jul 11, 1382
Lisieux

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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