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A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary - Voltaire, and Fletcher, John (Translated by), and Cronk, Nicholas (Introduction and notes by)
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'What can you say to a man who tells you he prefers obeying God rather than men, and that as a result he's certain he'll go to heaven if he cuts your throat?' Voltaire's Pocket Philosophical Dictionary, first published in 1764, is a major work of the European Enlightenment. It is also a highly entertaining book: this is no 'dictionary' in the ordinary sense, nor does it treat 'philosophy' in the modern meaning of the term. It consists of a sequence of short essays or articles, arranged in alphabetical order, and covering ...

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A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199553631

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