Diderot,Denis


Diderot,Denis
Di·de·rot (dēʹdə-rō', dē-drōʹ), Denis. 1713-1784.
French philosopher and writer whose supreme accomplishment was his work on the Encyclopédie (1751-1772), which epitomized the spirit of Enlightenment thought. He also wrote novels, plays, critical essays, and brilliant letters to a wide circle of friends and colleagues.

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Universalium. 2010.


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