French Enlightenment philosopher writer and encyclopædist (1713–1784)
Denis Diderot (French: [dəni didʁo]; 5 October 1713 – 31 July 1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. He was a known figure during the Enlightenment. He is best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor and contributor to the Encyclopédie along with Jean le Rond d'Alembert.
|Born||5 October 1713|
|Died||31 July 1784 (aged 70)|
|Fatalism, atheism, political philosophy, determinism|
Diderot died from pulmonary thrombosis in Paris, aged 70.
- ↑ Jacques Smietanski, "Le Réalisme dans Jacques le Fataliste" (Paris: Nizet, 1965).
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