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Author Saint-Amand, Pierre, 1957-

Title The pursuit of laziness : an idle interpretation of the enlightenment / Pierre Saint-Amand ; translated by Jennifer Curtiss Gage
Published Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 156 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction (Idle Nation) -- The surprises of laziness (Marivaux) -- Chardin's slowness -- The great project of an idle life (Rousseau) -- Paradox of the idler (Diderot) -- Philosophy on the pillow (Joubert) -- Epilogue (Toward moderation)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-150) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Enlightenment -- France.
Form Electronic book
Author Gage, Jennifer C.
ISBN 1400838711 (electronic bk.)
9781400838714 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Idle interpretation of the enlightenment