In 1765, helvetius returned from Prussia, and retired to his estate at Vore.
helvetius says justly, that our errors arise from our passions.
He kept his promise, and then, after much entreaty, gave helvetius a pinch of the powder—about as much as a rape-seed.
On another occasion I defended helvetius' system of self-love.
The brightest luminaries of earth give names to the dusky spots in the selenography of helvetius.
The reasons of amity had become clear to me, and that helvetius was right.
It is the deadly seed of the century of helvetius, producing its poisons in the dregs of another century.
Diderot and helvetius arrayed the arguments which could be urged on both sides.
Self-love or interest, says helvetius, is the lever of all our mental activities.
Such is the celebrated history of Elias the artist and Dr. helvetius.