Version classiqueVersion mobile
OpenEdition Books

Tolerance

 | 
Caroline Warman

37. Three aphorisms from Diderot, Philosophical Thoughts, XII; Marivaux, The French Spectator; and Pierre Jean George Cabanis (1757-1808), On Sympathy, 18021

Texte intégral

  • 1 Denis Diderot, Pensées philosophiques, in his Œuvres philosophiques et dramatiques de M. Diderot, A (...)

1Yes I support the view that superstition is more harmful to God than atheism.
Diderot

2Any man could say, be good and virtuous to me, and I will say in turn, treat me the same way, and thus our voices will resound in a chorus of echoes.
Marivaux

3Moral sympathy consists in the ability to share the ideas and affections of others, and in the desire to make others share our own ideas and affections.
Cabanis

Read the free original text online (facsimile) of Diderot’s, Pensées philosophiques, 1772 edition: https://books.google.co.uk/​books?id=okzdOUUTXvUC&pg=PA12

Read the free original text online (facsimile) of Marivaux’s, Le Spectateur français, in Œuvres complètes, 1830 edition: https://books.google.fr/​books?id=LcvwAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA209&lpg=PA209

Read the free original text online (facsimile) of Cabanis’s, De la sympathie, in Rapports du physique et du moral de l’homme, 1802 edition: https://books.google.fr/​books?id=dcpJAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA498

Notes

1 Denis Diderot, Pensées philosophiques, in his Œuvres philosophiques et dramatiques de M. Diderot, Amsterdam: 1772, p. 12; Pierre Marivaux, Le Spectateur français, in his Œuvres complètes de Marivaux, Paris: Cabanis, 1830; George Cabanis, De la sympathie, in his Rapports du physique et du moral de l’homme, Paris: 1802, II, p. 498.

Table des illustrations

Titre Portrait of Pierre Cabanis by Ambroise Tardieu
Crédits https://commons.wikimedia.org/​wiki/​File:Pierre-Jean-Georges_Cabanis.jpg
URL http://books.openedition.org/obp/docannexe/image/2997/img-1.jpg
Fichier image/jpeg, 151k