Condorcet and the idea of progress Summary, Facts, Information and History

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Condorcet was the last of the Philosophes, a brilliant mathematician and best known as the most extreme enlightenment exponent of the idea of progress.

Wrote outline of the progress of the human mind (1794). The book stated progress in the past had not been uninterrupted. Humanís life span will be increased and become more health with the improvement of medicine.

Wrote sketch of the progress of the human mind, which traces human progress in 10 stages from the dawn of history to the France revolutionary war.

Condorcet died after coming out of hiding during French revolutionary war