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VOLTAIRE
(1694-1778)

from Philosophical Dictionary

  In his 83 years, Voltaire compiled an enormous body of work: drama, satire, novels, poetry, histories, essays, philosophy, and letters by the thousands. He is known for his outspoken critiques of social injustice, superstition, and intolerance, pursued with characteristic … Continue reading

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