Books published in 1750

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  [french | 1750]  


Summary: [Franois-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 ? 30 May 1778) better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays poetry novels essays historical and scientific works ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 179

Modest Remarks Upon The Bishop Of London Letter Concerning

  [english | 1750]  


Excerpts: [... REMARKS UPON THE BISHOP OF LONDON'S LETTER CONCERNING THE LATE EARTHQUAKES. By One of the People called QUAKERS. And now, O ye Priests, ...... pronounced them the Effects of a special Providence, threatning Vengeance upon a wicked and ligate Generation. Who knoweth the Councils of the Almighty. ...... revengeful Providence. There were present at that Season some, that told him of ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 228

Systeme Depicure

  [french | 1750]  

Julien Offray De La Mettrie

Summary: [Dans ce texte prcdemment intitulRflexions physiques sur lorigine des animaux lauteur nous propose une analyse matrialiste de lorigine et de lvolution des tres vivants excluant une intervention divine ou une finalit. Viennent ensuite des rflexions sur la mort la vie les plaisirs. La modernit du texte est tonnante et prfigure la rflexion darwinienne avec un sicle davance une poque o cela ntait ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophy | scienceDownloads: 65