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Voltaire By John Morley
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THE edition to which the references are made in the following pages is that published by Baudouin in 1826, in seventy-five volumes. This edition is to be distinguished from that known as the first... More > Baudouin edition, published 1824-34, in ninety-seven volumes. The extent of the difference between them, which is entirely in favour of the more voluminous form, may be seen in M. Quérard’s Bibliographie Voltairienne (p. 107). The large number of complete and elaborate editions of Voltaire’s works, which were undertaken and executed in the years between the overthrow of the Empire and the overthrow of the Monarchy in 1830, is one of the most striking facts in the history of books.< Less
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary By Voltaire
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Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary,By Voltaire, is an encyclopedic dictionary published by Voltaire in 1764. The alphabetically arranged articles often criticize the Roman Catholic Church and other... More > institutions. Many of the themes addressed by Voltaire in this book are addressed or touched upon in his work L'Infame. In this and other works, Voltaire is very concerned about the injustices of the Catholic Church, which he sees as intolerant and fanatical. At the same time, his work espouses deism, tolerance and freedom of the press.< Less
The Works of Voltaire (33 Books) By Voltaire
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This collection has all of the following works: The Dramatic Plays Of Voltaire: Merope, Olympia, The Orphan of China, Brutus, Mahomet, Mariamne, Socrates, Amelia, Oedipus, The Tatler, Alzire,... More > Orestes, Semiramis, Catiline, Pandora, The Scotch Woman, Nanine, The Prude, Caesar, Zaire, The Prodigal The Philosophical Essays of Voltaire: The Questions of Zapata, Sermon on the Interpretation of the New Testament, Sermon on the Interpretation of the Old Testament, On Toleration: In Connection With the Death of Jean Calas, Sermon on Superstition, We Must Take Sides; or, the Principle of Action And: Candide, The Lisbon Earthquake and Other Poems, Age of Louis XIV, Philosophical Letters< Less
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary (Illustrated) By Voltaire
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This alphabet is extracted from the most estimable works which are not commonly within the reach of the many; and if the author does not always mention the sources of his information, as being well... More > enough known to the learned, he must not be suspected of wishing to take the credit for other people's work, because he himself preserves anonymity, according to this word of the Gospel: "Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth."< Less
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary By Voltaire
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This book is a collection of philosophical essays, citations and thoughts. The book had been both influential and controversial with its radical and bitter observations on many subjects such as ... More > theology, society, etc. It had inspired many in the past and Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary was said to be the result of such inspiration. It is a source for reflection, inspiration and unconventional thinking. The book is more a collection of essays arranged in alphabetical order of topics than a conventional dictionary.< Less
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary By Voltaire
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This book is a collection of philosophical essays, citations and thoughts. The book had been both influential and controversial with its radical and bitter observations on many subjects such as ... More > theology, society, etc. It had inspired many in the past and Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary was said to be the result of such inspiration. It is a source for reflection, inspiration and unconventional thinking. The book is more a collection of essays arranged in alphabetical order of topics than a conventional dictionary.< Less
Syntactic Analyses 77: Letters on England, (Voltaire) By Voltaire
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Candide (Illustrated) By Voltaire
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Ever since 1759, when Voltaire wrote "Candide" in ridicule of the notion that this is the best of all possible worlds, this world has been a gayer place for readers. Voltaire wrote it in... More > three days, and five or six generations have found that its laughter does not grow old. "Candide" has not aged.< Less
Candide By Voltaire
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Candide is a mid-18th century French satire written by philosopher Voltaire. Seen as Voltaire's magnus opus, Candide is a literary work which is popular for its wit and insightful portrayal of the... More > human condition. This work has been mimicked throughout time by later authors and has been widely adapted for the stage. Candide is highly recommended for those who are interested in the writings of Voltaire and those who are discovering his works for the first time.< Less
Candide By Voltaire
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Candide, ou l'Optimisme, is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. The novella has been widely translated, with English versions titled... More > Candide: or, All for the Best (1759); Candide: or, The Optimist (1762); and Candide: or, Optimism. Candide is characterised by its sarcastic tone, as well as by its erratic, fantastical and fast-moving plot. A picaresque novel with a story similar to that of a more serious bildungsroman, it parodies many adventure and romance clichés, the struggles of which are caricatured in a tone that is mordantly matter-of-fact. Still, the events discussed are often based on historical happenings, such as the Seven Years' War and the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. Voltaire ridicules religion, theologians, governments, armies, philosophies, and philosophers through allegory; most conspicuously, he assaults Leibniz and his optimism.< Less