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Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat marquis de 1743-1794

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Outlines of an historical view of the progress of the human mind by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

264 editions published between 1794 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Condorcet, proscribed by a sanguinary faction, formed the idea of addressing to his fellow-citizens a summary of his principles, and of his conduct: in public affairs. He set down a few lines in execution of this project: but when he recollected, as he was obliged to do, thirty years of labour directed to the public service, and the multitude of fugitive pieces in which, since the revolution, he had uniformly attacked every institution inimical to liberty, he rejected the idea of a useless justification. Free as he was from the dominion of the passions, he could not consent to stain the purity of his mind by recollecting his persecutors; perpetually and sublimely inattentive to himself, he determined to consecrate the short space that remained between him and death to a work of general and permanent utility. That work is the performance now given to the world. It has relation to a number of others, in which the rights of men had previously been discussed and established; in which superstition had received its last and fatal blow; in which the methods of the mathematical sciences, applied to new objects, have opened new avenues to the moral and political sciences; in which the genuine principles of social happiness have received a development, and kind of demonstration, unknown before; lastly, in which we every where perceive marks of that profound morality, which banishes even the very frailties of self-love--of those pure and incorruptible virtues within the influence of which it is impossible to live without feeling a religious veneration"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Vie de M. Turgot by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

90 editions published between 1786 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia under Peter the Great by Voltaire( Book )

78 editions published between 1784 and 1967 in French and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contenido : Volumen 1-6 teatro
Sketch for a historical picture of the progress of the human mind by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réflexions sur l'esclavage des negres by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

41 editions published between 1781 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betoog van de Franse Verlichtingsfilosoof (1743-1794) tegen de slavernij in de koloniën
A commentary and review of Montesquieu's Spirit of laws by Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy( Book )

33 editions published between 1811 and 1969 in English and Spanish and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Montesquieu's political treatise (1752) The Spirit of Laws covers a wide range of topics in politics, law, sociology, and anthropology. Montesquieu advocates constitutionalism and the separation of powers, the abolition of slavery, the preservation of civil liberties and the rule of law, and the idea that political and legal institutions ought to reflect the social and geographical character of each particular community. In the present book, de Tracy brings a scientific approach to explaining the motives, and hence the observed consequences, of various kinds of government styles. He systematically works through many substantial flaws in Montesquieu's work, and delves into Montesquieu's logical gaps. His values of personal liberty, human equality, and intellectual pursuit show through in every chapter. His explanations of economics and how different government organizations do or do not contribute to economic welfare and personal liberty are clever and clear; and he is frank in suggesting that economics as a theoretical subject warrants illumination by others." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
Essai sur l'application de l'analyse à la probabilité des décisions rendues à la pluralité des voix by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

27 editions published between 1785 and 1993 in French and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vie de Voltaire par M. le marquis de Condorcet; suivie des mémoires de Voltaire, écrits par lui-même by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

115 editions published between 1780 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Franse wijsgeer en letterkundige Voltaire (pseud. van François-Marie Arouet ; 1694-1778)
Condorcet's paradox by William V Gehrlein( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book is a compilation of the research that has been conducted in the study of Condorcet's Paradox for two centuries. It begins with a historical overview of the discovery of Condorcet's Paradox in the 18th Century, provides an exhaustive survey of numerous empirical studies that have been conducted to find actual occurrences of the paradox, and compiles all of the research that has been done to develop mathematical representations for the probability that the paradox will be observed. The book is unique since it focuses attention strictly on this one voting paradox, and it combines all of the different approaches that have been used to study this very interesting phenomenon."--Jacket
Compendio de la obra inglesa intitulada Riqueza de las naciones by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

21 editions published between 1792 and 1814 in Spanish and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettres sur le commerce des grains by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

19 editions published between 1774 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of M. Turgot, Comptroller General of the Finances of France, in the years 1774, 1775, and 1776 ; written by the Marquis of Condorcet, of the French Academy of Sciences ; and translated from the French. With an appendix by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

17 editions published between 1787 and 1981 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réflexions d'un citoyen, sur la révolution de 1788 by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

28 editions published between 1788 and 2005 in French and English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith( )

14 editions published between 1790 and 1791 in French and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (generally referred to by the short title The Wealth of Nations) is the masterpiece of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. It was first published in 1776. It is an account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, as well as a rhetorical piece written for the generally educated individual of the 18th century - advocating a free market economy as more productive and more beneficial to society. The book is often considered to have laid the basic groundwork for modern economic theory"--Wikipedia
Moyens d'apprendre a compter surement et avec facilité ouvrage posthume de Condorcet by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

40 editions published between 1798 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French liberalism and education in the eighteenth century; the writings of La Chalotais, Turgot, Diderot, and Condorcet on national education by François de La Fontainerie( Book )

8 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condorcet : selected writings by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1976 in French and English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condorcet : foundations of social choice and political theory by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marquis de Condorcet (1743-94) was a founding father of social science. He believed that what he called the moral sciences could be studied by the same exacting methods as the natural sciences, and he developed many of the tools for doing so. Condorcet has had two quite unconnected reputations: as the doomed and foolish Enlightenment scholar, writing about the perfectibility of mankind while in hiding from the Terror that would shortly claim his own life; and as the incomprehensible founder of social choice, whose Essai of 1785 was not understood until the 1950s. This book shows that he was not so foolish, nor so incomprehensible, as even sympathetic treatments have made him sound. A long introduction uses the latest French and English sources to put his work into context, explains the unity of his thought and explicates his difficult arguments in probability theory and social choice. The extracts from Condorcet's work that follow are in two parts. Part I, 'The Theory of Voting', includes some extracts from the notorious Essai of 1785 but also later work which is more accessible and makes new points. Part II, 'Human Rights', shows Condorcet the passionate campaigner for rights for slaves and for women, and the American constitutionalist. His poignant 'Advice to his daughter' and 'Testament' show the spirit of a man who knew he was almost certain to be killed, and would never see his daughter again. Most of the works translated here have never appeared in English before. They will be an essential reference source for everybody working in social choice, the history of mathematics and human rights, and the Enlightenment
Du commerce des bleds pour servir à la réfutation de l'ouvrage sur la législation & le commerce des grains by Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet( )

7 editions published in 1775 in French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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