Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, marquis de Condorcet

Standard Name: Condorcet, Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat,,, marquis de


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Literary responses Catharine Macaulay
The intellectual influence of CM 's History was particularly important for the generation of American patriots who shaped the United States.
Hill, Bridget. The Republican Virago: The Life and Times of Catharine Macaulay, Historian. Clarendon Press, 1992.
It was also felt to be relevant in pre-revolutionary France, particularly...
politics Germaine de Staël
Habitués of her salon included Lafayette , Condorcet , Narbonne , Talleyrand , and Thomas Jefferson .
Kobak, Annette. “Mme de Staël and Fanny Burney”. The Burney Journal, pp. 12 -35.
In the following months she conspired with others to attempt the escape from revolutionary hands of aristocratic...
Textual Features Ann Oakley
This book covers a great deal of ground. When it turns back from Modern Problems to A Brief History of Methodology its exemplars include Margaret Cavendish (who also provides one of three opening epigraphs), the...


In France, Condorcet published Lettres d'un bourgeois de Newhaven, which makes a serious and straightforward case for full civil rights for women, including suffrage.
3 July 1790
Condorcet developed the case for full equality of rights, regardless of religion, race or gender, in an article entitled Sur l'admission des femmes au droit de cité.
15 February 1793
The feminist Condorcet submitted his plan for a new Constitution for France; it was rejected.
24 June 1793
A new Constitution, revised from that drafted by Condorcet and Paine , was proclaimed in France.