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Louis de Jaucourt: Encyclopedia MVP

Jaucourt wrote about 18,000 articles (a quarter of the total) for Diderot and D’Alembert’s Encyclopédie in the 1750s and 1760s, at the rate of 7 or 8 a day. The Chevalier de Jaucourt (1704-1779), as […]

Jan, 21

Charles Sanders Peirce: Summary of Human Knowledge

Unrealized. Winter–Spring 1892 Plan for a scientific dictionary, to be called Summa Scientiæ; or,Summary of Human Knowledge. To be contained in one volume of 1500 pages of 1000 words per page. The articles, though elementary, to […]

Jan, 12

Finnegans Wake: The Book of Lists

Sep, 23

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