Living Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Ramus, Petrus

Born: Cuts (village in northern France), circa 1515
Died: Paris, 26 August 1572
  • Véronique MontagneAffiliated withCNRS, BCL, UMR 7320, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis Email author 


Petrus Ramus was a French logician and philosopher who was against scholastic logic and Aristotle. He is considered to be the precursor to Descartes.