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The mollusk's motto would be: one must live to build one's house, and not build one's house to live in.  - Gaston Bachelard
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Gaston Bachelard
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Born: June 27, 1884

Died: October 16, 1962 (aged 78)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher. He made contributions in the fields of poetics and the philosophy of science. To the latter he introduced the concepts of epistemological obstacle and epistemological break.

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