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Jesuit Philosopher Pierre Teilhard De Chardin's Grave In Hyde Park

The grave of Jesuit philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park.
The grave of Jesuit philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park. Photo Credit: The Culinary Institute of America

HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- The gravesite of renowned Jesuit philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is open to the public.

The Culinary Institute of America currently owns the property. Campus visitors can obtain a key to the cemetery from the Campus Safety office to see his grave.

Teilhard de Chardin, a Catholic priest, died 60 years ago and was buried on Easter Sunday at what was the St. Andrew-on-Hudson Jesuit novitiate in Hyde Park.

He was one of the first Catholic scholars to espouse evolution and reconcile science and religion.

A professor of geology at the Catholic Institute in Paris, Teilhard also developed Vladimir Vernadsky's concept of noosphere and came up with the notion of the Omega Point. The Catholic Church censored many of his writings.

He also served as director of the National Geological Survey of China, and director of the National Research Center of France.

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