Jean-Pierre de Crousaz

Date 1663 - 1750
Biographical NotesSwiss theologian and educator, author of works on a large variety of fields, among which the texts on aesthetics are best known today. Professor in Lausanne then in Groningen, then governor to the prince of Hesse-Kassel, in which capacity he wrote a handbook on princely education.

See his biography: Jacqueline de La Harpe, 'Jean-Pierre de Crousaz (1663-1750) et le conflit des idées au siècle des Lumières', University of California Press, Berkeley-LA, 1955.
Work(s)Author of Des Voyages (1722) in Traité de l’éducation des enfants
Author of Des Voyages (1718) in Nouvelles maximes sur l'éducation des enfants