Maurice de Gandillac
He wrote his thesis under Étienne Gilson on the Renaissance philosopher Nicholas of Cusa. In 1946 he was appointed professor in the history of medieval and Renaissance philosophy at the Sorbonne. He supervised the doctoral dissertations of numerous students, including Louis Althusser, Jean-François Lyotard, Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida.
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- Schrift, Alan D. (2009). Twentieth-Century French Philosophy: Key Themes and Thinkers. John Wiley & Sons. p. 129. ISBN 978-1-4051-4394-3.