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Reconsidering Voltaire on Jews and Judaism in Le Dictionnaire philosophique

Arthur Scherr

that Voltaire wrote a letter to another philosophe , Jean le Rond d'Alembert, who also advocated religious freedom, in which Voltaire charged the Jews with intolerance of other faiths. Voltaire's published writings, including the Philosophical

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Clarifying Liquidity

Keynes and Marx, Merchants, and Poets

Rolf Hugoson

eighteenth century) had announced he suffered from vapors. At the same time, he argued his nervous sensibility helped him reflect on the effects of a corrupting civilization. 21 Also, in the Encyclopedie of Diderot and D'Alembert, the term is briefly

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An Intellectual Genealogy of the Revolt against “Esprit de Système”

From the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Jeffrey D. Burson

Diderot and Jean le Rond d’Alembert further lionized them as luminaries of la philosophie anglaise within the pages of the Discours préliminaire to the Encyclopédie , largely because their empiricism seemed to consign whatever could not be known by

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Technological Animism

The Uncanny Personhood of Humanoid Machines

Kathleen Richardson

externally resemble that of man,” as defined in Diderot and d’Alembert’s Encyclopédie (cited in ibid.: 20). (Čapek’s term ‘robot’ later replaced androïdé in popular usage to describe a humanoid machine. The making of automatons raised questions about the

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Beyond Metaphor

Corporeal Sociability and the Language of Commerce in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France

Joseph D. Bryan

, etc. , vol. 10, ed. Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1765): 631. University of Chicago: ARTFL Encyclopédie Project (Autumn 2017 Edition), ed. Robert Morrissey and Glenn Roe, . 47 Chicaneau de Neuvillé

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Translating the Concept of Experiment in the Late Eighteenth Century

From the English Philosophical Context to the Greek-Speaking Regions of the Ottoman Empire

Eirini Goudarouli and Dimitris Petakos

Encyclopedia of Diderot and d’Alembert , trans. Timothy Cleary (1756; repr., Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, 2004), 297,;cc=did;rgn=main;view=text;idno=did2222.0000.238 . 37 Gazis, Γραμματική των Φιλοσοφικών

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Between Science and Utopia

Physical and Astronomical Notions within French and Polish Fourierism

Piotr Kuligowski and Quentin Schwanck

time and was determined to integrate them into his social theory. His determination was further amplified by his rivalry with Saint-Simon, who welcomed many prominent scientists in his salon (most notably D'Alembert, Monge, Cabanis, Bichat, Lagrange

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

), “Suicide (Morale),” in Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers , etc., ed. Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d’Alembert (Paris: 1751–1772), 15:639–641. Online through University of Chicago, “ARTFL Encyclopédie Project

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Secular Routes and Theological Drifts in Modern Anthropology

Khaled Furani

late-eighteenth-century encyclopedia, Diderot and d’Alembert classify anthropologie as a theological term signifying the attribution of human qualities to God (cited in Wolff and Cipolloni 2007: 11 ). Forgetting Breached and Broached While

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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

’s Indiana ,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 44, 3 & 4 (2016): 201–217. 29 Denis Diderot, “Droit naturel” in Encyclopédie d’Alembert et Diderot , Vol. 5 (1755), 115–116; Uday Mehta, “Liberal Strategies of Exclusion,” Politics & Society 18, 4 (December