Candide or Optimism (Crofts Classics #20) (Paperback)

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By Voltaire, Norman L. Torrey (Editor)
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This edition is essentially that of Richard Aldington edited with reference to the French editions by Andr Morize and George R. Havens. Norman L. Torrey's introduction is a brief commentary on Voltaire's central purpose of reducing the doctrine of philosophical optimism to absurdity. Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Voltaire and a selected bibliography.

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ISBN: 9780882951003
ISBN-10: 0882951009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Pages: 117
Language: English
Series: Crofts Classics