Ideas53:59The Invention of the World: Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely, Part 2
The Invention of the World: Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely, Part 2
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French philosopher Denis Diderot was one of a small group of 18th-century thinkers who began to explore a radical new way of thinking about the totality of human knowledge. In his magisterial Encyclopédie, he proposed a new way of organizing everything we know and experience. In part 2 of his series, producer Philip Coulter takes a walk around Diderot's Paris.