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Candide by Voltaire
by Voltaire and Tobias Smollett


Overview - The work describes the abrupt cessation of this lifestyle, followed by Candide's slow, painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world. Voltaire concludes with Candide, if not rejecting optimism outright, advocating a deeply practical precept, "we must cultivate our garden," in lieu of the Leibnizian mantra of Pangloss, "all is for the best" in the "best of all possible worlds."  Read more...

 
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Overview
The work describes the abrupt cessation of this lifestyle, followed by Candide's slow, painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world. Voltaire concludes with Candide, if not rejecting optimism outright, advocating a deeply practical precept, "we must cultivate our garden," in lieu of the Leibnizian mantra of Pangloss, "all is for the best" in the "best of all possible worlds."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781537470832
  • ISBN-10: 1537470833
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 100
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.32 pounds


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