Jacques-André Naigeon


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Atheist philosophe, forthright rather than subtle. He wrote for the Encyclopédie and reworked subversive manuscripts for Holbach's anti‐religious campaign. Later he produced the first collected edition of Diderot (1798) and an edition of Montaigne's Essais (1802).


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