Results for: Voltaire

In History of France

Who was Voltaire?

Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire, the nom de plume of Francois Marie Arouet, was a French philosopher and author. One of the towering geniuses in literary and intellectual (MORE)
In Philosophy and Philosophers

What did Voltaire do?

He was a 17th century philosopher, who examined society and improved it. He was locked in bastille, but it did not affect his life. He continued to write books, letters, plays (MORE)
In Philosophy and Philosophers

Who is voltaire?

Voltaire in his 84 years of life was a historian and essayist, playwright and storyteller, poet and philosopher, wit and pamphleteer, wealthy businessman and practical economi (MORE)
In Philosophy and Philosophers

What were the beliefs of voltaire?

Voltaire didn't have beliefs, as such. He preferred the certainty of knowledge. Isaac Newton's description of the laws of physics were to Voltaire, facts. He put a lot of the (MORE)
In History of France

Who was Voltair?

Voltaire was a human being and like all humans spends only a finite time alive. He is dead longer than he was alive. This fact should have warned him that he should spend more (MORE)
In History of France

Who is Voltaire and what did he do?

François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 - 30 May 1778), better known by the pen name Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his w (MORE)
In Science

What did Voltaire do for science?

Voltaire was included in the book "E=MC2"which is a book about the famous equation by Einstein. While exiled in England, Voltaire became interested in the theories of Newton a (MORE)
In Philosophy and Philosophers

What did Voltaire advocate?

Voltaire was one of the pre-eminent French Enlightenment thinkers who argued for the promotion of reason above superstition, for freedom and was ultimately cynical about the h (MORE)
In Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

How old is Voltaire?

Voltaire was born on November 21, 1694 and died on May 30, 1778. Voltaire would have been 83 years old at the time of death or 320 years old today.
In Philosophy and Philosophers

What influence did Voltaire have?

Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) was the most influential person inthe fight against and ultimate destruction of the class structureof society (the nobles, the priests and (MORE)