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    Diderot, Dialogue and Debate
    Diderot Studies 24 232-236. 1991.
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    Diderot, dialogue & debate
    F. Cairns. 1986.
    Diderot is widely praised as a master of lively, dramatic and original dialogue. This book studies the developing role of dialogue in his early writings (1745 to 1754). Diderot's earlier experiments with the dialogue form, meticulously charted and analysed by D. J. Adams, opened the way to the exploration of human communication and cooperation which lies at the heart of the Encyclopédie. At first for Diderot dialogue ended in the triumph of monologue, with one speaker reducing another to silence…Read more