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n French Studies in Southern Africa - Voyage vers l'autre pour une image se soi dans le de Denis Diderot

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Abstract

We explore how the philosopher Denis Diderot stages life in Tahiti in a polyphonique dialogue in the Supplément au voyage de Bougainville. He installs Tahitians in a state of nature, by dint of some distortions which encourage him to ignore certain evidence of Bougainville, to construct a harmonious agreement between natural and social morality. His intention is to provoke in his time not the nostalgia for a golden age but an honest cogitation on his own wrongs.

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2005-01-01
2016-12-04
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