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Subject Area: Political Theory
Subject Area: History
Subject Area: Sociology
Debate: Utopias, or the Ideal Society of the Future
Topic: Progress
Collection: Banned Books
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Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet, Outlines of an historical view of the progress of the human mind [1795]

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Outlines of an historical view of the progress of the human mind, being a posthumous work of the late M. de Condorcet. (Translated from the French.) (Philadelphia, 1796).


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Condorcet wrote this while in prison awaiting execution by the Jacobins. It is an optimistic view of the progress the human race will undergo when political and economic liberty are gradually introduced.

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