Alan Kors

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In existographies, Alan Kors (12- BE) (1943- ACM) (LH:3) is an American atheism historian and enlightenment scholar, noted for work on French atheism in the period 1650-1729 (see: famous atheists), and also for his D'Holbach's Coterie: An Enlightenment in Paris (1976) on the Holbach salon.

Overview

In 1976, Kors, in his D'Holbach's Coterie: An Enlightenment in Paris, gave an historical overview of the Holbach salon.[1]

In 2020, Kors, in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Holbach's System of Nature (1770), participated in a 1.5-hour interview on Holbach and his famous publication, conducted by Ruggero Sciuto and Laura Nicolì, sponsored by the Voltaire Foundation and the Oxford Research Center in the Humanities.[2]

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See also

References

  1. Kors, Alan C. (1976). D’Holbach’s Coterie: an Enlightenment in Paris. Princeton, 2015.
  2. Kors, Alan. (2020). “Interview with Professor Alan Charles Kors: 250th Anniversary of d'Holbach's Système de la nature” (YT), Torch: The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, Nov 26.

Works

  • Kors, Alan C. (1976). D’Holbach’s Coterie: an Enlightenment in Paris. Princeton, 2015.
  • Kors, Alan; Silverglate, Harvey. (1999). The Shadow University: the Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campuses. Simon and Schuster.
  • Kors, Alan C. (2014). Atheism in France, 1650-1729, Volume I: the Orthodox Sources of Disbelief. Princeton.
  • Kors, Alan. (2016). Naturalism: and Unbelief in France, 1650–1729. Cambridge.
  • Kors, Alan. (2016). Epicureans: and Atheists in France, 1650–1729. Cambridge.

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