How did Pierre Gassendi’s compromises about the nature and limits of knowledge help the development of science?

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Chapter Skeptical and Natural Philosophy

Gassendi had shown how the development of science could take place without disturbing core religious beliefs. Like his fellow skeptics, Gassendi believed in God. Science could coexist with religion because science did not have to claim absolute truth, the way religion did.


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