D'Holbach's coterie : an enlightenment in Paris /

"Students of the Enlightenment have long assumed that the major movement towards atheism in the Ancien Régime was centered in the circle of intellectuals who met at the home of Baron d'Holbach during the last half of the eighteenth century. This major critical study shows, contrary to the...

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Author / Creator: Kors, Alan Charles (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Language notes:In English.
Imprint: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Series:Princeton legacy library.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I: The Coterie Holbachique and the enlightenment. The members of Coterie Holbachique ; Various theses ; The Coterie Holbachique dévoilée ; A diversity of philosophes
  • Part II: The members of the Coterie Holbachique and the Society of the Ancien Régime. Origins ; Ascent ; Privilège
  • Part III: The members of Coterie Holbachique and the French Revolution. The remnant ; Mastery and order.