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Treatise on Toleration and Other Essays - 94 edition

Treatise on Toleration and Other Essays (ISBN10: 0879758813; ISBN13: 9780879758813)
ISBN13: 978-0879758813
ISBN10: 0879758813

Summary: Voltaire (1694-1778), novelist, dramatist, poet, philosopher, historian, and satirist, was one of the most renowned figures of the Age of Enlightenment. In this collection of anti-clerical works from the last twenty-five years of Voltaire's life, he roundly attacks the philosophical optimism of the deists, the so-called inspiration of the Bible, the papacy, and vulgar superstition. These great works reveal Voltaire not only as a polemicist but also as a profound humanitarian. Selecti
ons include Poem on the Lisbon Disaster, We Must Take Sides, The Questions of Zapate, The Sermon of the Fifty, homilies on superstition and the interpretation of the Old and New Testaments, and his famous Treatise on Toleration.This is a very hard-to-find translation of Voltaire's major short writings on religion. At last a reprint of a truly scarce and important book! -The American Rationalist
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Summary: Voltaire (1694-1778), novelist, dramatist, poet, philosopher, historian, and satirist, was one of the most renowned figures of the Age of Enlightenment. In this collection of anti-clerical works from the last twenty-five years of Voltaire's life, he roundly attacks the philosophical optimism of the deists, the so-called inspiration of the Bible, the papacy, and vulgar superstition. These great works reveal Voltaire not only as a polemicist but also as a profound humanitarian. Selections include Poem on the Lisbon Disaster, We Must Take Sides, The Questions of Zapate, The Sermon of the Fifty, homilies on superstition and the interpretation of the Old and New Testaments, and his famous Treatise on Toleration.This is a very hard-to-find translation of Voltaire's major short writings on religion. At last a reprint of a truly scarce and important book! -The American Rationalist ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 94
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Year Published: 1994
International: No



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