Ideas of Pierre Simon de Laplace, by Theme

[French, 1749 - 1827, Went to school with Napoleon.]

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13. Knowledge Criteria / C. External Justification / 7. Testimony
The reliability of witnesses depends on whether they benefit from their observations [Hacking]
16. Persons / F. Free Will / 6. Determinism / a. Determinism
If a supreme intellect knew all atoms and movements, it could know all of the past and the future