Philosophical Letters: (Letters Concerning the English Nation) by VoltairePhilosophical Letters: (Letters Concerning the English Nation) by Voltaire

Philosophical Letters: (Letters Concerning the English Nation)


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The voice of the Age of Reason remarks on English religion and politics during the early 18th century: Quakers, Church of England, Presbyterians, Anti-Trinitarians, Parliament, government, commerce, plus essays on Locke, Descartes, and Newton. Voltaire's observations on English tolerance sounded a revolutionary note among European readers that resonated long after the book's first publication.
A leading freethinker of his time and an opponent of political and religious oppression, Voltaire was instrumental in popularizing serious philosophical, religious, and scientific ideas that were frequently derived from liberal thinkers in England, where he lived for two years after his imprisonment in the Bastille. Voltaire's writings...
Title:Philosophical Letters: (Letters Concerning the English Nation)Format:PaperbackPublished:October 20, 2011Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486426734

ISBN - 13:9780486426730

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