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Maxims
     

Maxims

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by La Rochefoucauld, Leonard Tancock (Translator)
 

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The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than 600 penetrating and pithy aphorisms.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a

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The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than 600 penetrating and pithy aphorisms.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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ISBN-13:
9780140440959
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
378,099
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Maxims 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The great master of making all motive a form of self- love characterizes the court world he thrived and reviled in. A must work for all those interested in the history of ' aphorism' as a form.