The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than 600 penetrating and pithy aphorisms.

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Number of Pages: 126

ISBN: 014044095X

ISBN-13: 9780140440959

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La Rochefoucauld's Maxims also deserves honorary mention, on self-deception and related issues.