Denis Diderot Quote

This is a work that cannot be completed except by a society of men of letters and skilled workmen, each working separately on his own part, but all bound together solely by their zeal for the best interests of the human race and a feeling of mutual good will.


Article on Encyclopedia, as translated in The Many Faces of Philosophy : Reflections from Plato to Arendt (2001), "Diderot", p. 237 - L'Encyclopédie (1751-1766)

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This is a work that cannot be completed except by a society of men of letters and skilled workmen, each working separately on his own part, but all...