Who is Dupuis?

Who is Dupuis?

June 25, 2021 Off By Felso

Who is Dupuis? He is a French scholar, diplomat and philosopher.

He was born on 26 October 1742 in Triyechâteau and died on 29 September 1809. He was educated at Harcourt College under the auspices of La Rochefaucauld and received his Bachelor of Theology. He taught rhetoric at Lisiuex College. By following Laland’s astronomy classes, he gained the inspirations of the ‘Philosophy of History’, which formed the basis of his system.

According to Dupuis, who was also elected as a member of the Institute, the source of all religions, worship and ceremonies, and human beliefs is one; it all depends on astronomy. Dupuis is highly valued by the Convention administration.

Fréderic the Great awarded him the Chair of Literature at the University of Berlin. In 1788 he was elected a member of the Academie Des Inscriptions et Belles Elttres. He later became professor of Latin rhetoric at the College de France.

The Convention has employed him as commissioner in the provinces for the application of its principles and laws in national educational affairs. Dupuis won the great love of Napoleon. During his consulship, he joined the council that would prepare the legislative works.

That the mythology of antiquity is nothing but the omens of astronomical knowledge, <b><i>”Memoire sur I’Origine des Constellation et sur I’Explication de la Fable par le Moyen de I’Astronomie”</i></b> ( Paris, 1781) defended it in his work.

In his work entitled <i><b>”Rigine De tous les Cultes ou la Religion Universelle”</b></i> he considers the whole universe to be God and claims that the source of “all the illusions of the world” is found in the sky, and gives extreme value to allegories, sees a close relationship between tales and facts. It was he who first came up with the idea of ​​the telegraph in 1798.