The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Secrétan, Charles (1815–1895)

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Secrétan was professor of philosophy in the university of Lausanne, and as a philosopher was held in high repute. His great work, La Philosophie de la Liberté (1849), seeks to reconcile reason and religious faith, by showing that the fundamental dogmas of Christianity are the best philosophic explanation of the origin and destiny of man.

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