This is Not a Story

This is Not a Story

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Diderot has been admired as a novelist, philosopher, and encyclopedist, but he is less well known as a writer of short fiction. This volume presents his five remarkable philosophical tales including "This Is Not a Story," "On the Inconsistency of Public Opinion Regarding Our Private Action," and "Supplement to Bougainville's Voyage," as well as "The Two Friends From Bourbonne" and "Conversation of a Father with His Children: or the Danger of Setting Oneself Above the Law," both of which are here translated into English for the first time.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 175 pages
  • 114.3 x 180.34 x 10.16mm | 22.68g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0192829580
  • 9780192829580

Table of contents

1: This is Not a Story. 2: On the Inconsistency of Public Opinion Regarding Our Private Actions. 3: Supplement to Bougainville's Voyage. 4: The Two Friends from Bourbonne. 5: Conversation of a Father with his Childrenshow more

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