Tyssot’s Personality

  • Aubrey Rosenberg
Part of the Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des IdÉEs / International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 47)


So much for Simon Tyssot de Patot as seen, so to speak, from the outside. But what do we really know, from all this, of the man himself? In his letters, Tyssot portrayed himself both consciously and unconsciously and, if we wish to recapture his personality, we must distinguish between the appearance and the reality.


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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands 1972

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