Pierre Nicole, Jansenist and Humanist: A Study of His by E.D. James
By E.D. James
The current examine had its origins in the past in a doctorate thesis provided on the college of Cambridge. The paintings has been significantly enlarged in scope, if no longer in bulk, yet has constantly been conceived as a complete. Nicole's notion is, at least, remarkably coherent. I utilize articles of mine released in French experiences for April 1960 and July 1967, and my thank you are a result of common Editor of that magazine for permission to take action. lowe a very good debt of gratitude to Dr M. G. Wallas, who guided my researches within the early years. The penetration and lucidity of her feedback have been equalled merely by means of her kindness and persistence. To Mr N. J. Abercrom bie, who had himself labored on Nicole for a few years, i'm deeply thankful for the present of books, notes and analyses. most likely each part of this learn owes whatever to his paintings, tricks of the significance of the effect on Nicole of St Fran~ois de revenues proving really fruitful. essentially the most friendly moments during my researches used to be spent on the Rijksarchief in Utrecht, to the employees of which, and to Dr AJ. van de Yen, Keeper of the information of the Oud-Bisschoppelijke Clerezij, i'm a lot indebted for his or her type support. might 1971 E. D. J.