Diderot

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  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Diderot French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)
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Usage

In literature:

From Bacon lineally descended Hobbes, Locke, Diderot, D'Alembert, Condillac, Cabanis, and our Scotch school.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
DIDEROT AND THE ENCYCLOPAEDISTS.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Murat, Rousseau, Clement, Diderot, Praga, and Oscar Wilde were sexual perverts.
"Religion and Lust" by James Weir
She had been the friend of Voltaire, Rousseau, d'Alembert, Diderot, Helvetius, and the Baron d'Holbach.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
Its existence shows, of course, Diderot's worst side, that is to say, the combination of want of breeding with readiness to get money anyhow.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
Was Rousseau, more than any one, more than Voltaire, more than Diderot, responsible for the French Revolution?
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
In his earlier days in Paris he came much into contact with the circle of Diderot.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Those who did are tempted to repeat the mot of Diderot when they gave him the portrait of his father.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Voltaire, Helvetius, Diderot, had no secrets for this young girl.
"Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty" by Imbert de Saint-Amand
It has been heralded in Germany by the writings of Lessing, and in France by those of Diderot.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Diderot called it the true religion of the tender-hearted.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
The doctrines of Diderot and Jean Jacques form but sorry homilies.
"Gerald Fitzgerald The Chevalier" by Charles James Lever
From tales Diderot went back to the more congenial region of philosophy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Grimm was never received, and Diderot was present but once.
"Women of Modern France (Illustrated)" by Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)
Diderot's own plays were a literary rather than a theatrical success.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
All in vain, even though, in 1879, the Boulevard Mazas became the Boulevard Diderot.
"Paris" by William Walton
The Empress was the friend of Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Diderot.
"An Outline of Russian Literature" by Maurice Baring
Many writers followed La Chaussee and Diderot.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Diderot, who was no friend to Caylus, maintained that the proper method had been found by J.J. Bachelier.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Diderot replied that some of his compositions had done him much harm.
"The Comedies of Carlo Goldoni" by Carlo Goldoni
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In news:

The Reverend Father Jacques-Paul Migne, who was born in the Auvergne in 1800, has been compared to Napoleon, Balzac, d'Alembert, and Diderot.
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In science:

This paradox, due to Diderot, refers to the impossibility of classical Newtonian mechanics to describe the development of living beings.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Acknowledgement. S. N. , P. S. and G. S. gratefully acknowledge financial support by the University Paris 7 Denis Diderot, where part of this work was done. S. N. and G. S. also received support through US-NSF grant no.
Localization near fluctuation boundaries via fractional moments and applications
Most of the results presented here were obtained during a PhD Thesis at Universit´e Paris Diderot . I am also grateful to Marie Theret and Rapha¨el Rossignol for useful and pleasant discussion about maximal flows and concentration.
Surface tension in the dilute Ising model. The Wulff construction
The philosophes, Voltaire, Diderot, Condorcet and others, had the idea of learning from scientific progress how to make social progress towards an enlightened world.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
Cannone, Ondelettes, paraproduits et Navier-Stokes, Diderot editeurs, Paris, 1995.
The Probabilistic Method and large initial data for Generalized Navier-Stokes systems
Universit´e Paris Diderot (Paris 7) and Laboratoire de Probabilit´es et Mod`eles Al´eatoires (CNRS), U.F.R.
Transitions in active rotator systems: invariant hyperbolic manifold approach
Institut Jacques Monod, Universit´e Paris 7–Denis Diderot, Bat.
Transitions in active rotator systems: invariant hyperbolic manifold approach
Institut Jacques Monod, Universit´e Paris 7–Denis Diderot, Bat.
Transitions in active rotator systems: invariant hyperbolic manifold approach
Universit´e Paris Diderot (Paris 7) and Laboratoire de Probabilit´es et Mod`eles Al´eatoires (CNRS), U.F.R.
Transitions in active rotator systems: invariant hyperbolic manifold approach
Part of the work of the first author was done during a postdoctoral position in Universit´e Paris Diderot – Paris 7; he is very grateful to Prof.
On twisted conjugacy classes of type D in sporadic simple groups
This research received the support of PHASE, the high angular resolution partnership between ONERA, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS and University Denis Diderot Paris 7.
The Baade-Wesselink p-factor applicable to LMC Cepheids
Technical report, Universit Paris Diderot, Universit Paris Nord, 2009. Mathilde Bouvel and Dominique Rossin.
Simple permutations poset
This research received the support of PHASE, the high angular resolution partnership between ONERA, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS and University Denis Diderot Paris 7.
Fundamental properties of the Population II fiducial stars HD 122563 and Gmb 1830 from CHARA interferometric observations
Bernet, Caract´erisation des Microm´egas et mesure de la polarisation des gluons sur COMPASS (in French), Ph.D. thesis, Universit´e Paris 7 - Denis Diderot (2004). [104] R.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
Eynard, Le mod`ele `a deux matrices, Habilitation `a diriger des recherches, Universit´e Paris 7 Denis Diderot, arXiv:math-ph/0504034 .
Asymptotic analysis of the two matrix model with a quartic potential
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