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Jacques the Fatalist (Oxford World's Classics)

Jacques the Fatalist (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Denis Diderot
ISBN 13: 9780199537952
ISBN 10: 19953795
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009-08-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $13.95

Jacques the Fatalist is a provocative exploration of the problems of human existence, destiny, and free will. In the introduction to this brilliant translation, David Coward explains the philosophical basis of Diderot's fascination with fate and examines the experimental and influential literary techniques that make Jacques the Fatalist a classic of the Enlightenment.