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Diderot, Denis 1713-1784

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Most widely held works by Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot's The encyclopedia : selections by Denis Diderot( Book )

1,241 editions published between 1560 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diderot's great 'Encyclopédie' was one of the Enlightenment's crowning achievements, a monumental illustrated record of European arts and sciences just prior to the Industrial Revolution. Among its glories are its copperplate engravings, supreme examples of both the illustrator's and the engraver's art. This beautiful book brings together a rich selection of plates from the 'Encyclopédie', all of them devoted to architecture and its related arts, crafts and trades. Here are elegant renderings of the magnificent colonnade of the Louvre; projected elevations and floor plans for the church and abbey of the Panthemont in Paris, the grand Hôtel de Ville in Rouen and the San Carlo Opera House in Naples; drawings and plans for windmills and bridges; renderings of palatial interiors, luxuriously carved furnishings, statuary and exterior architectural detailing; elevations and floor plans for many well-known European theaters and much more. Here, too, are superbly executed scenes of 18th-century craftsmen at work in the building trades - stonecutters, carpenters, masons and more - and the enormous range of tools and materials involved in their work. These rare views of the grand architectural visions of the Baroque and Rococo eras and the technology that brought them to life will be invaluable to all students and enthusiasts of the architectural and decorative arts, history, sociology and industrial technology. Graphic artists and designers in search of authentic, copyright-free images of the art and life of the 18th century will find this book an essential source of illustrations as well"--Back cover
Rameau's nephew; and other works by Denis Diderot( Book )

459 editions published between 1805 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copies 1 and 2 in circulation
The nun by Denis Diderot( Book )

590 editions published between 1796 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suzanne Simonin, an illegitimate teenage girl, suffers mental and physical abuse after being forced to become a nun in eighteenth-century France
Jacques the fatalist and his master by Denis Diderot( Book )

375 editions published between 1792 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacques the Fatalist is Diderot's answer to the problem of existence. If human beings are determined by their genes and their environment, how can they claim to be free to want or do anything? Where are Jacques and his Master going? Are they simply occupying space, living mechanically until they die, believing erroneously that they are in charge of their Destiny? Diderot intervenes to cheat our expectations of what fiction should be and do, and behaves like a provocative, ironic, and unfailingly entertaining master of revels which finally show why Fate is not to be equated with doom." "In the introduction to this new translation, David Coward explains the philosophical basis of Diderot's fascination with Fate and shows why Jacques the Fatalist pioneers techniques of action which, two centuries on, novelists still regard as experimental."--Jacket
The paradox of acting by Denis Diderot( Book )

205 editions published between 1830 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Paradoxe sur le comédien est un dialogue en prose imaginé par Denis Diderot (1713-1784). Il est publié pour la première fois en 1830, à Paris, sept ans après sa conception. Sous la forme d'un dialogue, dissymétrique, entre deux interlocuteurs censés défendre une thèse opposée, Diderot (1713-1784) développe une véritable réflexion sur l'art du comédien et, plus largement, sur la création artistique. Ainsi pose-t-il la supériorité de l'intelligence et du travail conscient sur la sensibilité, fût-elle porteuse d'une grande puissance pathétique
Œuvres by Denis Diderot( Book )

210 editions published between 1798 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ses écrits politiques, Diderot aborde de multiples sujets dont l'actualité ne s'est pas démentie depuis
Oeuvres romanesques by Denis Diderot( Book )

81 editions published between 1951 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman philosophique
Œuvres esthétiques. [Textes établis, avec introductions, bibliographies, notes et relevés de variantes by Denis Diderot( Book )

81 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The indiscreet jewels by Denis Diderot( Book )

219 editions published between 1748 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition originale, 1748. Un roman très moderne dans lequel sont revendiqués les droits du corps. L'oeuvre est digressive et libertine. Prétexte de départ: le sultan Mangogul enquête sur la vertu des femmes du Congo. Martin Fontius a écrit, en 1979, qu'il s'agissait d'un fictif rapport Kinsey du siècle de la galanterie (cf. préface). Dossier avec notes, notice, etc., p. 315-369
Œuvres philosophiques by Denis Diderot( Book )

87 editions published between 1772 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Œuvres complètes by Denis Diderot( Book )

140 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pensées philosophiques by Denis Diderot( Book )

95 editions published between 1746 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rédigées en 1746, ces 62 pensées ont circulé clandestinement avant d'être condamnées. Elles sont l'oeuvre d'un libre penseur du siècle des Lumières qui voulait subvertir la pensée orthodoxe
French thought in the eighteenth century : Rousseau, Voltaire, Diderot by Romain Rolland( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diderot's selected writings by Denis Diderot( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six selections covering the whole range of human concern, from metaphysics to sex
Salons by Denis Diderot( Book )

29 editions published between 1947 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes official catalogue of each exhibition of the Académie royale de peinture et de scu lpture, covering the years 1759-81, with comments by Diderot, and added biographical and critical notes about the artists
Oeuvres complètes by Denis Diderot( Book )

236 editions published between 1875 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Œuvres choisies de Diderot by Denis Diderot( Book )

129 editions published between 1847 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettre sur les aveugles by Denis Diderot( Book )

75 editions published between 1749 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait : ""Je me doutais bien, madame, que l'aveugle-né, à qui M. de Réaumur vient de faire abattre la cataracte, ne nous apprendrait pas ce que vous vouliez savoir ; mais je n'avais garde de deviner que ce ne serait ni sa faute, ni la vôtre. J'ai sollicité son bienfaiteur par moi-même, par ses meilleurs amis, par les compliments que je lui ai faits ; nous n'en avons rien obtenu, et le premier appareil se lèvera sans vous.""
Rameau's nephew ; and, First satire by Denis Diderot( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diderot's dialogue begins with a chance encounter in a Paris cafe between two acquaintances. Their talk ranges broadly across art, music, education, and the contemporary scene, as the nephew of composer Rameau, amoral and bohemian, alternately shocks and amuses the moral, bourgeois figure of his interlocutor. The dialogue exposes the corruption of society in Diderot's characteristic philosophical exploration." "The debates of the French Enlightenment speak to us in this new translation, which also includes the First Satire, a related work that provides the context for Rameau's Nephew, Diderot's 'second satire'."--Jacket
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Rameau's nephew; and other works
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Crudeli Thomas 1713-1784

Crudeli, Tommaso 1713-1784

Crudelli, Thomas 1713-1784


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Denī Didro

Denis Diderot

Denis Diderot escritor, filósofo y enciclopedista francés

Denis Diderot escrivan, filosòf e enciclopedista francés

Denis Diderot filosofo, enciclopedista, scrittore e critico d'arte francese

Denis Diderot filosoof uit Koninkrijk Frankrijk (1713-1784)

Denis Diderot filozof și scriitor francez

Denis Diderot francia filozófus és író, az Encyclopédie főszerkesztője

Denis Diderot francuski pisarz, filozof

Denis Diderot fransk filosof, forfatter og redaktør

Denis Diderot Französischer Schriftsteller und Philosoph des 18. Jahrhunderts

Denis Diderot French Enlightenment philosopher and encyclopædist

Denis Diderot ranskalainen filosofi, taidearvostelija ja Encyclopédie-tietosanakirjan toimittaja

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Diderot 1713-1784

Diderot, D.

Diderot, Denis

Diderot, Dionisio 1713-1784

Diderot, Dionysius 1713-1784

Diderot, Pantophile 1713-1784

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Didro, Denī 1713-1784

Didro, Denis 1713-1784

D̲intero, D̲eni 1713-1784

Dionysius Diderotus

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Дени Дидро

Дени Дидро французский писатель, философ-просветитель и драматург

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Дидеро Д. 1713-1784

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Дидерот Д. 1713-1784

Дидерот, Дени 1713-1784

Дидро, Дени

Дидро, Дени 1713-1784

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דידרו, דני 1713-1784

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Rameau's nephew; and other worksThe nunJacques the fatalist and his masterThe paradox of actingA Diderot pictorial encyclopedia of trades and industry; manufacturing and the technical arts in plates, selected from L'Encyclopédie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des métiers, of Denis DiderotThe indiscreet jewelsŒuvres complètesPensées philosophiques