Preliminary Discourse to the Encyclopedia of Diderot

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"Preliminary Discourse to the Encyclopedia of Diderot" expresses the hopes, dogmas, assumptions, and prejudices that have come to characterize the French Enlightenment. In this preface to the "Encyclopedia, " d'Alembert traces the history of intellectual progress from the Renaissance to 1751. Including a revision of Diderot's "Prospectus" and a list of contributors to the "Encyclopedia, " this edition, elegantly translated and introduced by Professor Richard Schwab, is one of the great works of the Enlightenment and an ...

Preliminary Discourse to the Encyclopedia of Diderot 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226134765

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Preliminary Discourse to the Encyclopedia of Diderot 1963, MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780672602764

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