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Voltaire"s Russia

Carolyn H. Wilberger

Voltaire"s Russia

window on the East

by Carolyn H. Wilberger

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Published by Voltaire Foundation at the Taylor Institution in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Knowledge -- History.,
    • Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Knowledge -- Russia.,
    • French literature -- Russian influences.,
    • Civilization, Modern -- 18th century.,
    • Russia -- Historiography.,
    • Russia -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 281-287.

      StatementCarolyn H. Wilberger.
      SeriesStudies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century ;, v. 164, Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century ;, 164.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2105.A2 S8 vol. 164, PQ2132 S8 vol. 164
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p. ;
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2953208M
      LC Control Number84195145

      Book by Voltaire, Copy quote. Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices. Voltaire. Funny, Peace, War "Questions sur les Miracles". Publication by Voltaire, Copy quote. Everything you say should be true, but not everything true should be said. Voltaire wittily objects: "Poor reasoning. If Jean-Jacques is punished with the rod, does it means that the Republic would be whipped?" In the chapter “The People” Rousseau speaks of Russia. Unlike Voltaire, he was very skeptical about the activities of Peter I and .

      A unique set of correspondence between the Russian Empress Catherine the Great and the French philosopher Voltaire has been bought by an unknown Russian patriot "for the good of the country". The. Voltaire may be referring to the Seven Years War between Prussia and the alliance between France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, and Sweden. The Bulgarians in Candide are Frederic the Great's Prussian army, and the Abares are the French. Both armies thank God for the carnage with Te Deums.

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