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Diderot, Denis 1713-1784

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The nun by Denis Diderot( Book )

804 editions published between 1796 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 3,672 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 )

636 editions published between 1793 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,497 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
Rameau's nephew; and other works by Denis Diderot( Book )

531 editions published between 1761 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the key figures of the French Enlightenment, Denis Diderot was a critic of conventional morality, society, and religion. Among his most well-known works, these two dialogues are examples of his radical scientific and philosophical beliefs. In Rameau's Nephew, the eccentric and foolish nephew of the great composer Jean-Philippe Rameau meets Diderot by chance, and the two embark on a hilarious consideration of society, music, literature, politics, morality and philosophy. Its companion-piece, D'Alembert's Dream, outlines a material, atheistic view of the universe, expressed through the fevered dreams of Diderot's friend D'Alembert
Œuvres philosophiques by Denis Diderot( Book )

150 editions published between 1772 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Oeuvres romanesques by Denis Diderot( Book )

115 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman philosophique
Œuvres by Denis Diderot( Book )

120 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameld werk van de Franse auteur (1713-1784)
Encyclopédie; ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers by Denis Diderot( Book )

332 editions published between 1750 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enzyklopädie (18. Jh.)
Œuvres esthétiques. [Textes établis, avec introductions, bibliographies, notes et relevés de variantes by Denis Diderot( Book )

112 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The indiscreet jewels by Denis Diderot( Book )

240 editions published between 1748 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philosopher, critic, novelist, and editor of the monumental Encyclopedie, Denis Diderot was one of the eighteenth century's most influential and provocative figures. For the first time complete in English translation, The Indiscreet Jewels is the earliest and, perhaps, most daring of Diderot's "philosophical" novels - a fearessly libertine fable on the order of such ribald classics as Boccaccio and Rabelais."--BOOK JACKET. "Published in 1748, with three chapters added later in the author's career, this extraordinary fiction is a take-off on the erotic-oriental tales popular at the time. Set in a sultan's court in the Congo, the novel begins with Mangogul (the Sultan) suffering from acute boredom, only to be rescued by a genie offering the potentate a magic ring that, when pointed at women, causes their genitals, or "jewels," to speak. The resulting story, exuberant and delightful in its wit and satire, was so openly irreverent and critical of the French Court at Versailles - with the Sultan as Louis XV and his favorite as Mme de Pompadour - that it secured its author some egregious trouble with the Parisian authorities."--BOOK JACKET. "But The Indiscreet Jewels is far from being just a political roman a clef. The Sultan's "scientific method" reveals an allegory of the female body, perennially silent, at last recovering its voice and daring to speak. What the "jewels" say is at once a parody and supreme example of the French Enlightenment's urge to seek knowledge above and beyond the hypocrisies, inhibitions, and limitations of everyday life."--BOOK JACKET
Paradoxe sur le comédien by Denis Diderot( Book )

178 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 972 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
Pensées philosophiques by Denis Diderot( Book )

110 editions published between 1708 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 763 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
Lettre sur les aveugles by Denis Diderot( Book )

106 editions published between 1773 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au confluent de la philosophie, de la littérature et de la science, cette lettre occupe une place centrale dans l'oeuvre de l'auteur. Il s'affirme résolument matérialiste dans son analyse du comportement de deux aveugles-nés
French thought in the eighteenth century : Rousseau, Voltaire, Diderot by Romain Rolland( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paradox of acting by Denis Diderot( Book )

39 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diderot's selected writings by Denis Diderot( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 668 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 1979 in 3 languages and held by 644 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
Supplément au Voyage de Bougainville by Denis Diderot( Book )

108 editions published between 1772 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une oeuvre prescrite par le ministère de l'Education nationale pour le programme scolaire de terminale L couvrant ainsi le thème : L'homme, nature et société
Œuvres politiques : [textes établis avec introductions, bibliographies, notes et relevé de variantes by Denis Diderot( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in French and English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The system of nature: or, Laws of the moral and physical world by Paul Henri Thiry Holbach( Book )

47 editions published between 1835 and 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is in reality a System of Nature. Man is here considered in all his relations both to his own species and those spiritual beings which are supposed to exist ui the imaginary Utopia of religious devotees. This great work strikes at the root of all the errours anc1 evil consequences of religious superstition and intolerance. It inculcates the purest morality; instructing us to be kind one to another, in order to live happily in each others society to be tolerant and forbearing, because belief is involuntary, and mankind are so organized that all cannot think alike to be indulgent and benevolent, because kindness begets kindness, and hence each individual becomes interested for the happiness of every other, and thus all contribute to human felicity. Let those who declare the immorality of sceptical writings, read the System of Nature, and they will be undeceived. They will then learn that the calumniated sceptics are incited by no other motives than the most praiseworthy benevolence ;that far from endeavouring to increase that misery which is incidental to human life, they only wish to heal the animosities caused by religious dissensions, and to show men that their true polar star is to be happy, and endeavour to render others so. But above all, let those read this work who seek to come at a knowledge of the truth ;let those read it whose minds are harassed by the fear of death, or troubled by the horrible tales of a sanguinary and vengeful God. Let them read this work, and their doubts will vanish if there is any potency in the spear of I thuriel. If the most profound logic, the acutest discrimination, the keenest and most caustic sarcasm, can reflect credit on an author, then we may justly hail Baron d Holbach as the greatest among philosophers, and an honour to infidels
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Rameau's nephew; and other works
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Crudeli Thomas 1713-1784

Crudeli, Tommaso 1713-1784

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Denī Didro

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Denis Diderot écrivain, philosophe et encyclopédiste français

Denis Diderot escritor, filósofo y enciclopedista francés

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

Denis Diderot filosoof uit Koninkrijk Frankrijk (1713-1784)

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Denis Diderot Französischer Schriftsteller und Philosoph des 18. Jahrhunderts

Denis Diderot French Enlightenment philosopher and encyclopædist

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Diderot, Dionisio 1713-1784

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Jacques the fatalist and his masterRameau's nephew; and other worksA 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 jewelsParadoxe sur le comédienPensées philosophiquesLettre sur les aveuglesThe paradox of actingSupplément au Voyage de Bougainville