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Claude Yvon (1714–1791)

Yvon, Claude (ē-vô‘). A French theologian; born at Mamers, 1714; died at Paris, 1791. He wrote ‘Letters to Rousseau’ (1763), in answer to Rousseau’s letters to the archbishop of Paris; earlier in life he had been associated with Diderot and the encyclopedists, and wrote ‘Liberty of Conscience’ (1754), in which he held that the State should be indifferent in matters of religion. Other works are ‘Agreement of Philosophy and Religion’ (1776), and ‘Philosophical History of Religion’ (1779).