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Claude-Adrien Helvétius

Philosopher (26-Jan-1715 — 26-Dec-1771)


Irving Louis Horowitz. Claude Helvetius: Philosopher of Democracy and Enlightenment. Paine-Whitman. 1954. 204pp.

D. W. Smith. Helvétius: A Study in Persecution. Clarendon Press. 1965. 248pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.690)

  7. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.403)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.460)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.229)

  10. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.124)

  11. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.241)

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