Definition of Denis diderot

1. Noun. French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784).

Exact synonyms: Diderot
Generic synonyms: Philosopher



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Literary usage of Denis diderot

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"denis diderot (1713-1784) ... the French Encyclopaedists of the eighteenth century denis diderot holds the place of leader. There were intellects of broader ..."

2. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"denis diderot denis diderot was born at Langres in 1713, of lower middle-class parents. At the age of eight he was sent to school in his native town under ..."

3. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"denis diderot denis diderot was born at Langres in 1718, of lower middle-class parents. At the age of eight he was sent to school in his native town under ..."

4. The Writer's Art by Those who Have Practiced it by Rollo Walter Brown (1921)
"WHAT EVERYONE KNOWS ABOUT EXPRESSION AND SOMETHING WHICH ALL THE WORLD DOES NOT KNOW' denis diderot 1713-1784 THE two very short articles which follow are ..."

5. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Caroline Ticknor, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan (1898)
"[denis diderot, French encyclopedist and philosophical writer, was born, a master cutter's son, at Langres, October 6, 1713. With a passion for books and ..."

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