Bernard Nieuwentijt

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Bernard Nieuwentijt

Birthplace: West-Graftdijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Purmerend, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Son of Emanuel Nieuwentijt and Sarah d'Imbleville
Husband of Elisabeth Lams and Eva Moens

Managed by: Johanna van Beusekom
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About Bernard Nieuwentijt

Bernard Nieuwentijt, Nieuwentijdt, or Nieuwentyt (10 August 1654, West-Graftdijk, North Holland – 30 May 1718, Purmerend) was a Dutch philosopher, mathematician, physician, magistrate, mayor (of Purmerend), and theologian. As a philosopher, he was a follower of Descartes and an opponent of Spinoza. In 1695 he was involved in a controversy over the foundations of infinitesimal calculus with Leibniz.[1]

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August 10, 1654
West-Graftdijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
March 29, 1699
Age 44
May 30, 1718
Age 63
Purmerend, Noord-Holland, Netherlands