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Candide by Voltaire( Book )
622 editions published between 1759 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 8,401 libraries worldwide
The story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disaster and human suffering is part of a benevolent cosmic plan
Letters on the English, or lettres philosophiques by Voltaire( Book )
475 editions published between 1733 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 6,459 libraries worldwide
To remind them that there is hope for men because they have it in their power to be reasonable. Voltaire was on the trail of principals
Candide, or, Optimism by Voltaire( Book )
129 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and French and held by 5,562 libraries worldwide
Candide and his tutor Pangloss travel the globe trying to follow the philosophy 'All is for the best in this, the best of all possible worlds'. However, they are stung and let down at every turn, being robbed, tortured and ridiculed, amongst other trials. On hearing about their often disastrous travels, a listener feels unfortunately less than empathetic, and can't help themselves laughing out loud at this very funny account of the trail our optimistic travelers take, and at their eternal and endearing joy at the world and its potential discoveries
Philosophical dictionary by Voltaire( Book )
223 editions published between 1765 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,971 libraries worldwide
Here is the only available English translation of one of the landmarks of European Enlightenment thought, Voltaire's 1764 edition of A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary. Highly entertaining and still highly relevant, the "dictionary" actually consists of a sequence of short essays, arranged in alphabetical order, covering everything from Apocalypse and Atheism to Tolerance and Tyranny. The unifying thread of these articles is Voltaire's vitriolic critique of established religion: ridicule of established dogma, attacks on superstition, and pleas for toleration. Witty and ironic, this is very much a work of combat, part of Voltaire's high-profile political struggle in the 1760s to defend the victims of religious and political intolerance. This new translation is based on the definitive French edition of 1764 that provoked widespread controversy and condemnation. In his Introduction Nicholas Cronk considers the nature of Voltaire's engagement in political debate, literary style, contemporary reaction, the lasting impact of the work and its continuing relevance to debates on religious intolerance. The volume also includes an up-to-date bibliography and full explanatory notes. - Publisher
The history of Charles XII. of Sweden by Voltaire( file )
315 editions published between 1732 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,941 libraries worldwide
Candide; ou, L'optimisme by Voltaire( Book )
670 editions published between 1759 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,596 libraries worldwide
On the surface a witty, bantering tale of advneture (or misadventure), Candide is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism which proclaims that nation-wide disasters and individual suffering are both just part of a cosmic plan which is essentially good. Voltaire was not prepared to excuse the world's evil quite so easily, now would he encourage man to accept evil as fate without trying to prevent it or fight it. Candide is the story of a man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, tries desperately to cling to his optimism
Romans et contes by Voltaire( Book )
417 editions published between 1778 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,009 libraries worldwide
18th century-26 novels & short stories. Imaginative themes of destiny and optimism
Russia under Peter the Great by Voltaire( Book )
733 editions published between 1759 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,831 libraries worldwide
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Le Siècle de Louis XIV by Voltaire( Book )
756 editions published between 1740 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 2,701 libraries worldwide
Dictionnaire philosophique, comprenant des 118 articles parus sous ce titre du vivant de Voltaire avec leurs suppléments parus dans les Questions sur l'Encyclopédie by Voltaire( Book )
503 editions published between 1756 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,526 libraries worldwide
A. Pons, spécialiste de la philosophie politique et religieuse en Europe au XVIIe et au XVIIIe siècle, est professeur à l'Université de Paris X
Candide by Voltaire( Sound Recording )
102 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,177 libraries worldwide
In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that all is for the best. Voltaire mocks the eternal optimist philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan
An essay on crimes and punishments by Cesare Beccaria( file )
122 editions published between 1767 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,106 libraries worldwide
La henriade, nouvelle édition A Paris by Voltaire( Book )
527 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 2,046 libraries worldwide
The tragedy of Zara As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by His Majesty's servants by Voltaire( file )
117 editions published between 1736 and 2005 in English and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
Traité sur la tolérance by Voltaire( Book )
258 editions published between 1763 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
"Il trattato sulla tolleranza" (1763), che prese spunto dalla vicenda di un commerciante ugonotto di Tolosa condannato a morte ingiustamente per l'omicidio del figlio, è un vero e proprio "manifesto" per la libertà e il valore universale della tolleranza religiosa. E' un'opera che apre il cosiddetto periodo dei Lumi e costituisce una delle basi ideologiche della Rivoluzione francese. L'introduzione è di Salvatore Veca
Zadig, or, The book of fate by Voltaire( file )
101 editions published between 1749 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
One of Voltaire's earliest tales, "Zadig" is set in the exotic East and is told in the comic spirit of Candide.
Histoire de Charles XII. Roi de Suede. Par Mr. De V*** by Voltaire( Book )
679 editions published between 1731 and 1987 in 6 languages and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
Letters on England by Voltaire( file )
27 editions published between 1778 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
Letters on England gathers together Voltaire's essays about his time in England between 1726 and 1728. Comparable to Alexis De Tocqueville's Democracy in America, Voltaire looks at English culture as an outsider, giving its culture, society and governing institutions a favorable comparison to their French counterparts
The works of Voltaire : a contemporary version by Voltaire( Book )
168 editions published between 1761 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
The age of Louis XIV, and other selected writings by Voltaire( file )
89 editions published between 1752 and 2005 in English and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
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