A philosophical dictionary, Volumes 1-2

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J. P. Mendum, 1852 - Philosophy - 416 pages
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This is the third work of Voltaire's that I have read, the other two being Candide and Letters on England, and while I knew what to expect, it contains many unexpected and radical points (for a work ... Read full review

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Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary is not what one would necessarily expect of a 'philosophical' work and it is certainly not a dictionary in the common understanding of the term; it is in fact an ... Read full review

Contents

MahometVarious of the fathers resemble him
xxix
POISONINGS
xxxii
Mahometan Co flee House KooperPleasant anec
xxxviii
MarcellusHis indefensible zeal I
8
Punishment for sin according to the Jews
60
t His cave II 291 PetroniusLnuglinble mistake in regard to I 13
74
JOB II
76
Martial abbotHow mistaken by lather Daniel I
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ModulationFrench theatrical
158
SCHISM II
161
SOMNAMBULISTS AND DREAMERS II 316 Of Philip Mordaunt I 163
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NEWNOVELTIES II
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PythagorasHis famous geometrical discovery
154
Account of in a liturgy of St James
157
Polycarp St Legend
190
QUAKERS
195
NovationThe first antipope I
197
Anecdote of the expostulation of one against
203
His judaising policy 190 the name II
208
RAVAILLAC II
212
202 Plastic NaturesSee Abuse of Words I 12
215
Mass Mosarabiancelebrated with dancing
216
Address of a Turk to a German in defence of II 401
222
Massacre of InnocentsMentioned only by
227
Raymond of ToulouseHow treated by the
243
Sabetei SeviFalse Messiah account of II
281
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SAMMONOCODOM II
335
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SAMOTHRACE II
49
SAMSON II
71
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SaulCalled the Messiah by David II
89
Deprivations of daughters under examined II 100
100
LIBERTY OF OPINION
112
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Orders ReligiousDissolvable by the state II 279
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SECT II
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SELFLOVE
230
POWER THE TWO POWERS II 231
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MaupertuisObjections of his answered I 104
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Medicine of the MindAccount of a strange book
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A girl found among
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PROPHETS
306
PROVIDENCE
324
SUPERSTITION II 341
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Antiquity of the dogma of its immortality II 330 moderns II 347
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Merchants EnglishAssist Prince Eugene
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Meslier the CurateExtraordinary posthumous
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