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I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: April 21, 1828
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Die: March 5, 1893
Occupation: Critic
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Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (21 April 1828 – 5 March 1893) was a French critic and historian. He was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism, a major proponent of sociological positivism and one of the first practitioners of historicist criticism. Literary historicism as a critical movement has been said to originate with him (wikipedia)