ETIENNE VACHEROT (1809-1897), French philosophical writer, was born of peasant parentage at Torcenay, near Langres, on the 29th of July 1809.
Vacherot was a man of high character and adhered strictly to his principles, which were generally opposed to those of the party in power.
See 011e Laprune, Etienne Vacherot (Paris, 1898).
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Etienne Vacherot deserted Descartes for Hegel.
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