Later French texts

Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet. Outlines of an historical view of the progress of the human mind. A posthumous work of the late M. de Condorcet, translated from the French. Digitized by Google Books. Published in Baltimore, 1802. Written in 1795.


Les philosophes were not without their many critics and enemies. One such critic was Charles Palissot de Montenoy (1730 – 1814), who wrote the comedy Les philosophes, presented in Paris in 1760 and which was a tremendous theatrical success. He had, five years earlier, publicly ridiculed Jean Jacques Rousseau in the play Le cercle, ou les Originaux. Both plays digitized by Gallica. A separate preface to Les philosophes was in circulation also and has been digitized by Google Books.




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