Books tagged: enlightenment 18th century

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New Ceres Issue 1
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On New Ceres you will find coffee houses, highwaymen, drinks, gambling and illegal high technology. New Ceres' New Enlightenment constrains society as well as liberating old thoughts and literature and drinking customs. The planet plays interstellar politics to defend its independence and it recruits refugees from Old Earth and the conquered New Alliance planets to maintain some dangerous habits.
Liberi Sursum Coeli
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A traditional gothic horror story from 18th century England sets up an arena for a wornout village priest and an ambitious astronomer, in the time when western celestial science was young. Old patient christianity is mixed with good intentions and personal ambitions as innocent, less educated community is drawn back to lands they once feared.
John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Essay » Literature
An examination of the life and work of John Toland, scholar and philosopher of international renown. A prolific writer on important political and religious issues of his day, he was the first person to be called a freethinker (by Bishop Berkeley). He is chiefly remembered today for his book Christianity Not Mysterious, which was condemned by British and Irish parliaments and publicly burned.