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De L'Esprit

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De L'Esprit

By Claude Adrien Helvetius


Helvétius' philosophical studies ended in the production of his famous book ‘De l'esprit’ (‘Of Spirit’). It was first published in 1758 and was intended to be the rival of Montesquieu's Spirit of the Laws, with Helvétius arguing strongly against Montesquieu's theory t…

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Early Modern18th centuryEnlightenmentPhilosophyLiteratureFrench PhilosophyFrench LiteratureCanonical First EditionsFirst Editions


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