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The philosophical dictionary, for the pocket.

The philosophical dictionary, for the pocket.

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Published by Printed by T. & M. Croswel for selves and J. Fellows & E. Duyckinck, New York. in Catskill [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778 -- Portraits,
  • Philosophy -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the French edition. ; Corrected by the author
    GenrePortraits, Dictionaries
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 31518
    ContributionsMaverick, P. R. 1755-1811, engraver
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 336 p., [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15528164M

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    This is a concise guide to technical terms and personal names often encountered in the study of philosophy. What you will find here naturally reflects my own philosophical interests and convictions, but everything is meant to be clear, accurate, and fair, a reliable source of information on Western philosophy for a broad audience.   Voltaire's Pocket Philosophical Dictionary, first published in , 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/5(K).

    The book of "Apostolic Constitutions," an ancient monument of fraud, but also an ancient depository of these obscure times, expresses itself thus: "The Father, who is anterior to all generation, all commencement, having created all by His only Son, has engendered this Son without a medium, by His will and His power.". The Philosophical Dictionary first appeared in in a “pocket edition” designed to be carried about one’s person. It consists of a series of short essays on a variety of topics all of which are tied together as examples of Voltaire’s withering criticism of “the infamous thing” - .


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