Balmes, Jaime Luciano
Priest and philosopher, born Vich, Spain; died there.
He was educated at Vich and at Cervera.
His , an exposition of Saint Thomas's system in the light of 19th-century intellectual conditions, won for him a place among the philosophers of modern times.
(1844), a reply to Guizot's , is a philosophy of Christianity, with a critical analysis of the basic principles and influence of the two systems of religion.
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