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The Age of Voltaire by Will Durant

The Age of Voltaire (1965)

by Will Durant, Ariel Durant

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A love story by murder and a comedy with horror. ". . . by turns hysterical, incoherent, and blasphemously original . . . loopy and outrageous".--"Washington Post" Starring Ryan O'Neal, Isabella Rossellini and Wings Hauser. Color, 110 minutes.



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A history of Western European civilization 1715-1756 with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy. in-depth examination of France and England in the first half of the eighteenth century will introduce you to: The English ideas that inspired the Enlightenment in France-skepticism, scientific experiment, constitutional government, "natural rights," and individual liberty the Salons of Paris, where the wits and thinkers of all... ( )
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He was not yet Voltaire; till his release from the Bastille in 1718 he was François Marie Arouet.
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