Denis Diderot"s The encyclopedia selections.

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Other titlesEncyclopédie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences.
StatementEdited and translated by Stephen J. Gendzier.
SeriesHarper torchbooks., The Academy library,, TB1299
ContributionsDiderot, Denis, 1713-1784., Gendzier, Stephen J., 1930- ed.
LC ClassificationsAC20 .D45
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Paginationxxxv, 246 p.
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL5534143M
LC Control Number67010675

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Diderot, Denis () Denis Diderot was a philosopher and the chief editor of the Encyclopedia, or Reasoned Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Trades, a key work of Enlightenment thought. He wrote extensively on religion and atheism, philosophical materialism, art, literature, and education.

The first time that facts had been tested by enlightenment thinkers to be proven correct. Also the first time that a multivolume "book" had many topics and contributors: notable including Voltaire.

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Born Oct. 5,in Langres; died Jin Paris. French writer and Enlightenmentphilosopher. The son of an artisan, Diderot received a master of arts degree in His early philosophicalworks were written in the spirit of deism (Philosophic Thoughts,which was burned by order ofthe French parliament, and Walks, or Strolls of a Skeptic.

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