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The Resource Prose of the world : Denis Diderot and the periphery of Enlightenment, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, (electronic resource)

Prose of the world : Denis Diderot and the periphery of Enlightenment, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, (electronic resource)

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Prose of the world : Denis Diderot and the periphery of Enlightenment
Title
Prose of the world
Title remainder
Denis Diderot and the periphery of Enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"Philosopher and translator, critic and writer, art agent and encyclopedist: Denis Diderot was one of the defining figures of the movement that has gone down in history as the European Enlightenment. But what is the vanishing point of his diverse oeuvre, which, unlike the works of his contemporaries Voltaire and Rousseau, Schiller, Kant and Hume, is characterized by an almost centrifugal dynamic? Alongside scenes from Diderot's turbulent and moving life and close readings of his key works, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht explores this question, developing a new approach to this extraordinary intellectual"--
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contains biographical information
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Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Diderot, Denis
  • Enlightenment
  • France
Label
Prose of the world : Denis Diderot and the periphery of Enlightenment, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
"Originally published in German in 2020 under the title "Prosa der Welt" : Denis Diderot und die Peripherie der Aufklärung
Contents
"On fait de moi ce qu'on veut" : a happy day in Diderot's life -- "Prose of the world" : is there a place for Diderot in Hegel's system? -- "Je suis dans ce monde et j'y reste" : ontology of existence in "Le neveu de Rameau" -- "Choses bizarres écrites sur le grand rouleau" : powers of contingency in "Jacques le fataliste et son maître" -- "Le prodige, c'est la vie" : metabolizing materialism in "Le rêve de d'Alembert" -- "Quels tableaux!" : acts of judgment and the singularity of phenomena in "Les salons" -- "Prose of the world" : who is Denis Diderot (and what is the "Encyclopédie")? -- "Je ne fais rien" : the last three years in Diderot's life
Control code
ssj0002433298
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781503615250
Lccn
2020038191
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002433298
Label
Prose of the world : Denis Diderot and the periphery of Enlightenment, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Originally published in German in 2020 under the title "Prosa der Welt" : Denis Diderot und die Peripherie der Aufklärung
Contents
"On fait de moi ce qu'on veut" : a happy day in Diderot's life -- "Prose of the world" : is there a place for Diderot in Hegel's system? -- "Je suis dans ce monde et j'y reste" : ontology of existence in "Le neveu de Rameau" -- "Choses bizarres écrites sur le grand rouleau" : powers of contingency in "Jacques le fataliste et son maître" -- "Le prodige, c'est la vie" : metabolizing materialism in "Le rêve de d'Alembert" -- "Quels tableaux!" : acts of judgment and the singularity of phenomena in "Les salons" -- "Prose of the world" : who is Denis Diderot (and what is the "Encyclopédie")? -- "Je ne fais rien" : the last three years in Diderot's life
Control code
ssj0002433298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781503615250
Lccn
2020038191
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002433298

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