Christian Cyclopedia

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Editors and collaborators of the Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (1751–80), an alphabetically arranged Fr. reference work in 35 vols. covering the whole field of knowledge. Editor D. Diderot* and his coworkers, including J. L. R. d'Alembert, (see Alembert, Jean Le Rond d'), G. L. L. de Buffon (see Evolution, 1), M. J. A. N. de C., Marquis de Condorcet,* P. H. D. d'Holbach,* C. L. de S. Montesquieu,* J J. Rousseau,* and Voltaire,* advocated religious toleration and democracy, and many of them natural theol.

J. Morley, Diderot and the Encyclopaedists, new ed., 2 vols. (London, 1886); The Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert: Selected Articles, ed. J. Lough (Cambridge, Eng., 1954).

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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