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Author Vyverberg, Henry.

Title Human nature, cultural diversity, and the French Enlightenment / Henry Vyverberg
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 223 pages)
Summary Foremost among eighteenth-century European thinkers are the French philosophers Montesquieu, Voltaire, and Diderot who have left indelible marks on the pattern of modern intellectual history. Their crowning collaborative achievement was the Encyclopedie, a vast work which influenced generations of educated Europeans. Vyverberg's work reassesses several ideas long considered to be the central tenets of Enlightenment philosophy and challenges the prevailing view of the Enlightenment's supposedly rigid conception of human nature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index
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Subject Enlightenment -- France.
Ethnopsychology -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Philosophical anthropology -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195345223 (electronic bk.)
9780195345223 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)