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Joseph Joubert

Joubert, Joseph (zhôzĕfˈ zhōbĕrˈ) [key], 1754–1824, French moralist. His Pensées (of which there are many English translations) rank with those of La Rochefoucauld in their finished style but have a greater range, including ethics, politics, theology, and literature.

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