Who is the Marquis de Condorcet?

Who is the Marquis de Condorcet?

June 26, 2021 Off By Felso

Marquis de Condorcet, famous thinker of the Enlightenment who lived between 1743 and 1794.

Condorcet, who believes that human beings can become perfect and that humanity can progress endlessly, expressed this belief in progress in his work named A Historical Sketch of the Painting on the Progress of Human Intelligence.

He is the most influential Enlightenment philosopher of Auguste Comte along with Anne Robert Jacques Turgot. It provided insight and inspiration for Comte’s Law of 3 States.