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Maxims
     

Maxims

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by Francois de La Rochefoucauld
 

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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:
9781853264870
Publisher:
Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
World Literature Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)

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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.