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Description - Candide or Optimism by Voltaire

This edition is essentially that of Richard Aldington edited with reference to the French editions by Andre 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780882951003
ISBN-10: 0882951009
Format: Paperback / softback
(197mm x 127mm x 7mm)
Pages: 118
Imprint: Harlan Davidson Inc
Publisher: Harlan Davidson Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1985
Country of Publication: United States

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