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Helvétius 1715-1771

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Works: 854 works in 2,653 publications in 11 languages and 19,802 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Poetry  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Arranger, cnm, Other, Editor, Commentator for written text
Classifications: B2043, 194
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De l'esprit; or, Essays on the mind and its several faculties by Helvétius( Book )
338 editions published between 1754 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,491 libraries worldwide
"This book opens with a discussion of the mind considered in itself. The next essay looks at the mind relative to society. The third essay discusses whether genius ought to be considered as a natural gift, or as an effect of education. Finally, the fourth essay looks at the different faculties of the mind." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
A commentary and review of Montesquieu's Spirit of laws by Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy( Book )
30 editions published between 1811 and 1979 in English and held by 491 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)
A treatise on man : his intellectual faculties and his education by Helvétius( Book )
37 editions published between 1777 and 2005 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
De l'homme : de ses facultés intellectuelles et de son éducation by Helvétius( Book )
85 editions published between 1773 and 1994 in French and English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Le vrai sens du Systême de la nature : ouvrage posthume de M. Helvétius by Helvétius( Book )
85 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Œuvres complètes d'Helvétius by Helvétius( Book )
81 editions published between 1776 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The child of nature by Helvétius( Book )
8 editions published between 1774 and 1974 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Essays in the history of materialism by Georgiĭ Valentinovich Plekhanov( Book )
8 editions published between 1934 and 1967 in English and German and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Le bonheur : poéme, en six chants : avec des fragments de quelques épîtres by Helvétius( Book )
59 editions published between 1772 and 2010 in French and English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Les progrès de la raison, dans la recherche du vrai. Ouvrage posthume de Mr. Helvétius by Helvétius( Book )
31 editions published between 1775 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Œuvres complottes d'Helvétius by Helvétius( Book )
29 editions published between 1792 and 1818 in French and English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Correspondance générale d'Helvétius [et de sa femme]. lettres 721-855 : suivies de lettres relevant des périodes des trois premiers volumes et découvertes depuis leur parution by Helvétius( Book )
26 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in French and held by 85 libraries worldwide
This is the fourth of five volumes of the letters of the French philosopher Claude Adrien HelvTtius (1715-1771), author of the controversial De l'Esprit (1758). Featuring the correspondence of Mme HelvTtius, nTe Anne Catherine de Ligniville (1722-1800), in the years following her husband's death, this volume also includes letters by and to HelvTtius discovered since the publication of the first three volumes. Mme HelvTtius enjoyed an active widowhood, welcoming to her salon in Auteuil a group of intellectuals who came to be known as the IdTologues. A close friend of Benjamin Franklin, she was involved in political events before and during the French Revolution, as well as in Napoleon's coup d'Ttat. In the last letter of the series her grandson describes her burial in her garden, which took place without religious or revolutionary ceremony in the presence of all her favourite pets. Most of the newly discovered letters are addressed to HelvTtius by figures as important as d'Alembert, Boulanger, Chastellux, Saint-Lambert, Servan, Thieriot, and Trublet. Some of these complete an existing exchange, others provide dates for letters already published. The fifth and final volume will be devoted primarily to a comprehensive index. It will also include a chronological list of all the letters, corrections and modifications, and other useful material
Œuvres completes de M. Helvétius by Helvétius( Book )
16 editions published between 1774 and 2005 in French and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Poésies by Helvétius( Book )
18 editions published between 1781 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Correspondance générale d'Helvetius by Helvétius( Book )
10 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 49 libraries worldwide
De l'homme, de ses facultés intellectuelles, et de son éducation by Helvétius( Book )
28 editions published between 1773 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Helvetius : ein streitbarer Atheist des 18. Jahrhunderts by Kh. N Momdzhi︠a︡n( Book )
4 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in 3 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Œuvres complettes de M. Helvétius Nouvelle édition, corrigée et augmentée sur les manuscrits de l'auteur, avec sa vie et son portrait. by Helvétius( Book )
19 editions published between 1780 and 1781 in French and English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Correspondance générale d'Helvétius by Helvétius( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
De L'Homme, De Ses Facultés Intellectuelles Et De Son Éducation by Helvétius( Book )
16 editions published between 1773 and 1989 in French and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Claude-Adrien Helvétius filosofo e scrittore francese
Claude-Adrien Helvétius filósofo francés
Claude Adrien Helvétius Frans filosoof
Claude Adrien Helvétius französischer Philosoph
Claude Adrien Helvétius French philosopher
Claude-Adrien Helvétius philosophe et poète français
Claudius Hadrianus Helvetius
Elvezio
Elvezio 1715-1771
Gel'vecij
Gel'vecij, Klod A. 1715-1771
Gelʹvet︠s︡iĭ, K.
Gelʹvet︠s︡iĭ, K. 1715-1771
Helvécio, Claudio Adriano
Helvétius
Helvétius 1715-1771
Helvétius 1715-1771 M.
Helvetius, Adriaan Engelhart 1715-1771
Helvetius, Adrian 1715-1771
Helvetius, Adrianus 1715-1771
Helvétius, C. A.
Helvétius, C. A. 1715-1771
Helvétius, C. A. (Claude-Adrien), 1715-1771
Helvétius, Claude.
Helvétius, Claude 1715-1771
Helvétius, Claude A. 1715-1771
Helvétius, Claude-Adrien
Helvétius, Claude-Adrien 1715-1771
Helvétius, Jean C. 1715-1771
Helvétius, Jean Claude 1715-1771
Helvetius, Johann C. 1715-1771
Helvetius, Johann Claudius Hadrian 1715-1771
Helvétius, M. (Claude-Adrien)
Helvétius, M. (Claude-Adrien), 1715-1771
Helwecjusz.
Helwecjusz 1715-1771
Helwecjusz, C.A
Klod Adrïan Gelʹvecïý
Klod Adrian Helvetsi
Klodas Andrianas Helvecijus
Schweitzer C. A. 1715-1771
Schweitzer, Claude A. 1715-1771
Schweitzer, Claude-Adrien 1715-1771
Κλοντ Αντριέν Ελβέτιος
Гельвеций, К 1715-1771
Гельвеций К. А. 1715-1771
Гельвеций, Клод Адриан
Гельвеций, Клод Адриан 1715-1771
Гельвециус К. А. 1715-1771
Гельвецій
Клод Адриан Гельвеций французский литератор и философ-материалист
Клод Адриан Хелвеций
Клод Адрыян Гельвецый
Клод Һельвеций
Хельвециус К. А. 1715-1771
Швайцер К. А. 1715-1771
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كلود ادريان هلفتيوس
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Languages
French (771)
English (244)
German (60)
Spanish (12)
Italian (9)
Chinese (3)
Russian (3)
Ukrainian (2)
Dutch (2)
Japanese (1)
Latin (1)
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