Antoine Le Grand  

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"How vain the opinion is of some certain people of the East Indies, who think that apes and baboons, which are with them in great numbers, are imbued with understanding, and that they can speak but will not, for fear they should be imployed and set to work."—Antoine Le Grand, c. 1675

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Antoine Le Grand (1629 in Douai - 1699 in London) was a French Recollect and Cartesian philosopher.




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