Correspondance Generale d'Helvetius, Vol. 5 (French Edition) by Claude Adrien Helvétius, David Smith, Peter Allan, Alan

By Claude Adrien Helvétius, David Smith, Peter Allan, Alan Dainard, Marie-Thérèse Inguenaud, Jean Orsoni, Jonas Steffen

This 5th and ultimate quantity completes the serious version of the letters of French thinker Claude Adrien Helv?tius (1715-1771), writer of the debatable De l'Esprit (1758), and of his spouse, n?e Anne Catherine de Ligniville (1722-1800), who ran her personal salon in Auteuil after her husband's loss of life. the basic part during this final quantity is the specified index - an essential software for researchers who desire to make complete use of the correspondence. the quantity additionally contains 4 new letters came upon because the visual appeal of the 1st 4 volumes, errata, additions and differences to the severe gear, the textual content of letters excluded from the variation right, genealogies of the households of Helv?tius and his spouse, and a chronological checklist of all letters pointed out within the edition.The past volumes of this version have loved foreign acclaim. "All scholars of the French Enlightenment may be deeply indebted to D.W. Smith and his staff for this beautifully conceived and arranged collaborative success. whilst entire the Toronto Helv?tius will rank one of the actually notable examples of twentieth-century editorial and bibliographical scholarship." (David Williams, French reviews)

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Lettre 490, n. 1, p. 50, col. 1, l. 20, “ce voyage”. Lire “ledit retour”. Lettre 500, n. 6, “Elle en repartira”. Lire “Elle en reviendra”. ] entre lettres d’appel b”. ] entre les lettres d’appel b”. Lettre 508, n. 3, col. 2, l. 5, “pour mieux préciser la date à laquelle”. Lire “pour tenter de circonscrire la période pendant laquelle”. ———, dern. , l. 1, “Le ‘livre célèbre’ que visait Rousseau”. Lire “Le ‘livre célèbre’ auquel Rousseau faisait référence”. Lettre 510, Texte, “ajoutées au A”. Lire “ajoutées dans le A”.

Lettre 660, n. 1, col. 2, “derneir”. Lire “dernier”. , p. 363, col. 2, par. ] approchera Delisle”. ] pressentira Delisle”. Lettre 668, n. 1. La deuxième phrase doit commencer ainsi : “La présente lettre et les trois suivantes ne comportent aucune date ou indication permettant”. Lettre 678, n. 5, “pendant la Convention”. Lire “pendant la Commune”. Lettre 687, n. 2, p. 409, l. 12, “il a ajouté”. Lire “Voltaire a ajouté”. Lettre 690, p. 418, col. 1, l. 26, “1764”. Lire “1746”. Lettre 696, n. 1, par.

6, “Aménophobis”. Lire “Aménophis”. Lettre 160, l. 6, “chez nous”. Lire “chez vous”. ———, n. 1, dern. ligne, “10 janvier 1750”. Lire “10 janvier 1751”. Lettre 161, n. 6, l. 6, “revenus”. Lire “detruis”. , col. 2, l. 1, “la Du Camp21”. Lire “la de Camp21”. Le nouveau texte de la note 21 figure dans les Additions. ———, n. 17, l. 6-7, “ministre de Stanislas à la cour de France”. Lire “ministre de Stanislas près la cour de France”. ———, n. 18, “Surnom non encore décodé. Peut-être”. Lire “Surnom de”.

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