The controversial origins of the Encyclopedia - Addison Anderson
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Want to know a little bit more about Diderot himself? and read about his youth, marriage, and career. Diderot’s 300 birthday was celebrated in 2013. Read this article from the New York Times about him: Diderot, an American Exemplar? Bien Sur! NPR’s Weekend Edition has a contribution about Diderot and the French Enlightenment: At 300, Encyclopedia Pioneer May Yet Get A Hero’s Burial.” Ever wonder what Diderot looked like? Take a look at a painting of Denis Diderot at the Louvre online.
Interested in Diderot’s entry on Aguaxima? Take a moment and read it here and contemplate exactly the point he was trying to make. What do you think?
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