Denis Diderot

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French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France


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Rivette's La Religieuse (1966), from the novel by Denis Diderot.
Denis Diderot, Essai sur les regnes de Claude et de Neron, in Oeuvres completes, vol.
It followed the publication of an encyclopaedia by the French philosopher Denis Diderot, which many people considered heretical.
The book is also something of a joint biography of two leading intellectuals in eighteenth-century Paris, Baron Paul Thiry d'Holbach and Denis Diderot and of their world.
Finalmente le recomiendan a dos autores que, aunque son investigados de cerca por la policia--mas por sus obras que por acciones subversivas--, sus antecedentes son garantia de que por lo menos terminan sus obras y las publican: Denis Diderot y Jean Le Rond d'Alembert.
Catherine was patron to the French philosophe Denis Diderot, who journeyed to her court in hopes of influencing the tsarina toward a more progressive rule.
All of these topics were addressed in their Encyclopedie (published 1751 onwards) in articles by Denis Diderot (1713-84), Etienne Bonnot de Condillac (1715-80), Jean D'Alembert (1717-83), Baron D'Holbach (1723-89), and Jean-Francois Marmontel (1723-99), in which they all eagerly sought a rational substitute for religion.
1) based on loose translations of excerpts from Jacques le fataliste et son maitre, by Denis Diderot.
En este trabajo se intentara demostrar que de las reflexiones sobre la historia presentes en el pensamiento de Denis Diderot, uno de los principales filosofos de la Ilustracion francesa, no se deduce una vision meramente progresiva de la misma.
It is a message of hope for patients," said Pierre Amarenco, a researcher at Denis Diderot University in Paris and the lead author of the study.
These results show that there is a cumulative effect to lowering cholesterol and blood pressure," said study author Pierre Amarenco, MD, of Denis Diderot University and Medical School in Paris, France, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.
Rousseau's Parisian intellectual milieu was increasingly drawn by the gravity of the new science to materialism, as expressed in La Mettrie, Baron d'Holbach, and Denis Diderot.
Wajeman combines exhaustive erudition with sensitive use of the latest debates among her colleagues at the Centre comparatiste d'etudes et de recherches pour les Litteratures Anciennes et Modernes at the University Denis Diderot (Paris VII).
Pudovkin, enlightenment writer Denis Diderot, Nazi art theorist Paul Schultze-Naumburg, and, the soul of the installation, the children in a German silent movie from 1926 titled Bei den Blinden (With the Blind Ones).