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Author Goodell, Edward.

Title The noble philosopher : Condorcet and the Enlightenment / Edward Goodell.

Published Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1994.


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Physical description 251 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes "With an excerpt from the Sketch for a historical picture of the progress of the human mind."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pt. 1. Historical Inheritance. 1. "Protestant Heresy," the Religious Wars, and the Edict of Nantes. 2. The Absolute Monarchy and the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. 3. Censorship and Lettres de Cachet -- Pt. 2. Intellectual Influence. 4. Skepticism - Montaigne, Descartes, and Bayle. 5. Science and Reason - Newton and Locke. 6. Rousseau. 7. Montesquieu. 8. Religion and Tolerance. 9. Intellectual and Historical Inheritance - Summation -- Pt. 3. Condorcet the Man - Friends, Marriage, and His Work Before the Revolution (1765-1789). 11. d'Alembert. 12. Julie de Lespinasse. 13. Voltaire. 14. Turgot. 15. "Condorcet, the Good" 16. The Menage a Trois and Marriage. 17. The Oeuvres of Condorcet -- Pt. 4. Condorcet and the French Revolution. 19. The National Assembly. 20. The Legislative Assembly. 21. The National Convention -- Pt. 5. Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind. 22. The Sketch and Its Prediction of Progress.
Appendix: "The Tenth Stage: The Future Progress of the Human Mind" - the Final Chapter of the Sketch.
Subject Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794.
Enlightenment -- France.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
ISBN 0879758759 (cloth : acid-free paper) : $34.95