Denis Diderot

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Noun1.Denis Diderot - French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in FranceDenis Diderot - French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)
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No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings," so says 18th century French philosopher, art critic and writer Denis Diderot.
Humeau received his BS and MS in biology from the University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris and a PhD in blood cell biology from the University Denis Diderot, Paris.
4) To be fair, her name is not entirely unfamiliar, primarily because Denis Diderot reviewed her work in his well-known Salons and she was one of only fifteen women to be received as full academicians in the 145-year history of the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Paris.
Barde de diplomes, El Ouafoudi est titulaire d'un Master en economie des territoires de l'Universite Mohammed V a Rabat et d'une maEtrise en sciences mathematiques de l'universite Denis Diderot a Paris.
In this comparative examination of the writings of Edmund Burke and Denis Diderot on questions of colonialism and the British and French East India companies, Agnani (English and history, U.
A quick look into Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert's encyclopedia punctures any such stark, categorical divisions; For example, they immediately define "reason" as "that natural faculty given by God" ("Raison," in the Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, etc.
From which one can conclude that the composer never saw the splendid sculpture on Paris's Boulevard Saint-Germain depicting Denis Diderot, whose reviews of the city's Salon exhibitions from 1759 onwards effectively invented modern art criticism.
It followed the publication of an encyclopaedia by the French philosopher Denis Diderot, which many people considered heretical.
1750 is the year that French philosophers Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert published the Encyclopddie's prospectus, followed soon after by the publication of their first volume the following year.
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.
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.