Dizionario Filosofico

Centodiciotto voci da ‘Abate’ a ‘Virtú’, per combattere il dogmatismo, la superstizione, l'autorità, l'intolleranza. Lo stesso...

The White Bull

The story is based on the Greek tale of Europa and the bull. The white bull is in fact the Greek god Zeus. Set in Ancient Egypt, Princess Amasidia, daughter to King Amasis, is...

Jeannot and Colin

Voltaire was the nom de plume of François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), a well known writer, poet, satirist and wit whose ascerbic criticism of many institutions of the day once...

Candide

Candide, is a French satire written in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. One of the finest satires ever written, this lively tale follows the absurdly...

Tratado Sobre A Tolerância

Na França, nas décadas anteriores à Revolução Francesa, Jean Calas, um comerciário protestante da cidade de Toulouse, foi acusado de assassinar o filho, que queria se...

Candide

A young man, Candide, is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism by his mentor, Professor Pangloss. This lifestyle ends...

Letters Concerning The English Nation

"Letters Concerning the English Nation" is a series of essays written by Voltaire based on his experiences living in England between 1726 and 1729.François-Marie...

The Princess Of Babylon

The aged Belus, king of Babylon, thought himself the first man upon earth; for all his courtiers told him so, and his historians proved it. We know that his palace and his park,...

Candido

Candido ovvero l'ottimismo, dato alle stampe nel 1759, è sicuramente il testo più noto di Voltaire. Racconto filosofico e ironico per eccellenza narra, con uno...

Micromegas

Micromegas, an inhabitant of one of the planets that orbits Sirius. His home world is 21.6 million times greater in circumference than the Earth. Micromegas stands 23 miles tall....

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