Definitions for ramus, peter
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ramus, peter
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Pierre de la Ramée, a French philosopher and humanist, son of poor parents; became a servant in the College of Navarre; devoted his leisure to study, and became a great scholar; attacked scholasticism in a work against Aristotle as the main pillar of the system, and was interdicted from teaching philosophy, but the judgment was reversed by Henry II., and he was made a royal professor; he turned Protestant in the end, and was massacred on the eve of St. Bartholomew (1515-1572).
Find a translation for the ramus, peter definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ramus, peter definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"ramus, peter." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 25 Nov. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ramus, peter>.