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Miscellany/Mélanges

SVEC
Vol. No.
Vol. No.: 

97

Volume editor(s)
Volume editor(s): 
Theodore Besterman
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
1972
ISBN
ISBN: 
978-0-7294-0183-8
Pages
Pages: 
261
Price Sterling (£): 
35

About the Book

About the Book: 


Mara Vamos, Pascal's pensées and the Enlightenment: the roots of a misunderstanding

Preface by Otis Fellows

I. Introduction

II. The Pensées: a forgotten book

III. The serenely unctuous pensées

IV. The riddle of the pensées

V. Order

VI. The omitted thoughts

VII. Structural modifications

VIII. Stylistic modifications

IX. Conclusion

Appendix I. Concordance

Appendix II. List of social and political pensées


Emita B. Hill, The Role of 'le monstre' in Diderot's thought

Part I. Physical monsters in nature

I. The problem of the presence of monsters in nature

II. Monsters and materialism: the early works

III. Monsters and materialism in the Rêve de d'Alembert

Part II. Human nature and the moral monster

IV. In defense of human nature

V. The Neveu de Rameau: a moral monster

Part III. Monsters and the monstrous deed in Diderot's aesthetic theory

VI. The monster in art

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