Claude Clerselier

Tractatus de formatione foetus, 1672

Claude Clerselier (1614, Paris – 1684, Paris) was a French editor and translator.

Clerselier edited and translated several works by René Descartes, especially his letters (Paris, 1657, 1659 et 1667), L'Homme, et un Traité de la formation du fœtus du mesme auteur avec les remarques de Louys de La Forge, 1664, L'Homme...et...Le Monde, 1667 et de ses Principes, 1681.

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBouillet, Marie-Nicolas; Chassang, Alexis, eds. (1878). "article name needed. Dictionnaire Bouillet (in French).

  • Delphine Antoine-Mahut, "Claude Clerselier (1614-1684)", in: The Cambridge Descartes Lexicon, Dir. Larry Nolan, Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • Trevor McClaughlin, "Claude Clerselier's Attestation of Descartes's Religious Orthodoxy" in Journal of Religious History, n° 20, June 1980, pp. 136–46.
  • See also Inventaire après décès de Claude Clerselier, Archives nationales, Minutier Central, Étude XXXIX, liasse 159, 10 January 1685.(via T.McC.)

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