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Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714–1780)

Condillac, Étienne Bonnot de Mably de (kô-dē-yäk’). A French philosopher; born in Grenoble, Sept. 30, 1714; died at his estate near Beaugency, Aug. 3, 1780. He founded an international reputation upon ‘The Essays on the Origin of Human Knowledge (or Sense Perceptions)’ (1746); succeeded by the ‘Treatise on the Sensations’ (1754), the doctrine of these and other works being what is, philosophically speaking, “sensationalism.”