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Nineteenth Century Philosophy

Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Who was Pierre-Simon Laplace’s most famous student?

The man who would later become the most famous French dictator in history, Napoleon Bonaparte, was one of Laplace’s students. Laplace’s definitive Analytic Theory of Probabilities (1812) was, in fact, dedicated to Napoleon.



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