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Similar words: derogateborder onponderousriderderogatoryderogativederideoutsiderMeaning: n. 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). 
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1. Writers such as Voltaire and Diderot were chipping away at the foundations of society.
2. All the same, despite his intelligence and charm, Diderot is perhaps less interesting in himself than as a symptom and influence.
3. Since Composite was otherwise restricted to fairgrounds, Diderot was telling us something of his opinion of politicians.
4. Diderot endured imprisonment in the Chateau of Vincennes, and was threatened with the Bastille.
5. The encyclopedists, Diderot at their head; the physiocrates, Turgot at their head; the philosophers, Voltaire at their head; the Utopians, Rousseau at their head,--these are four sacred legions.
6. Diderot, the patron of vast collaborations around a great, hugely ambitious goal, would be proud.
7. I hate Diderot, he is an ideologist, a declaimer, and a revolutionist, a believer in God at bottom, and more bigoted than Voltaire.
8. Denis Diderot, Excerpts from Supplement to the Voyage of Bougainville, in Jacob, The Enlightenment, 160 - 76 .
9. Diderot only kind of humility, as the lack of fighting spirit, as the defensive.
10. Diderot, he is an ideologist, a declaimer, and a revolutionist, a believer in God at bottom, and more bigoted than Voltaire.
11. Diderot was imprisoned for his writings, an experience, Mr Blom argues, that left him too scared to lay out his philosophy plainly, instead disguising it within numerous plays, novels and letters.
12. Diderot, the patron of vast collaborations around a great, ambitious goal, would be proud.
13. A picture from the Encyclopedia of Diderot and d'Alembert, showing the different steps in sericulture and the manufacture of silk.
14. He sketches the early lives of Diderot, Holbach, Rousseau and other players in the drama[], and describes the philosophy they hammered out.
15. The first merit of P. N. Furbank's admirable biography is that it should revive interest in Diderot.
16. If Nivelle de la Chaussee was the great playwright of sentimental comedy, then Denise Diderot was the great theorist.
17. Vast spirit, active thought and industrious heart make a genius. ---France Denis Diderot.
18. The problm of organization, especially the debate between alphabetical order and thematic or scientific order, preoccupied Diderot in the preface to the Encyclopedie.
19. Even today, and even in secular western Europe, the bald and confident atheism and materialism of Diderot and Holbach seems mildly shocking.
20. The conceptual model for this hypertext remains the Encyclopedie edited by Diderot.
21. From this significance we can say that the most representative thinker of France Enlightenment in 18th century is Diderot.
22. To the same end, Voltaire sojourned with Prussia's Frederick the Great, and Diderot spent time at the court of Russia's Catherine the Great.
23. Affection is a tremendous strength, just as the 18th century French enlightenment thinker diderot pointed out: "have no feelings the quality,(sentencedict .com) any style are impossible to impress heart".
24. Based on the concept of technology defined by Denis Diderot, this paper reinterpreted the meanings of soft - technology.
25. It was made the subject of a pompous (though not wholly serious) eulogy by Diderot, and was bought by the king, who had it reproduced at the Gobelins factory.
26. A vast expanse of spirit, activeness of imagination and diligence of the mind are talents. — Diderot.
27. "Rameau's Nephew" is an extreme of the Didacticism in the 18th centure. Denis Diderot expressed his reflection on Didactic morality through shaping the figure-Rameau's Nephew.
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