Books tagged: voltaire

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Contra Scotia
Price: Free! Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Empiricism
Empiricism & Atheism attacked via Scottish School. Invalidity of empiricism as avenue of philosophy noted. Scientific Method, ordinary and extraordinary, empirical theories, analyzed for flaws. Noah's flood looked at. Origins of coal and oil viewed as non-organic contra Darwinism. Uniformitarianism and Catastrophism viewed in favor of latter. Summary of modern physics with critique.
Truth & Faith: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Truth and faith discussed in relationship to God's goodness or lack of goodness. What truth is is spelled out. Justification for faith and counter arguments noted. The case of Job studied. How Satan and God interact is discussed.
Speaking of Faith
Series: Speaking Of. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Faith is something that one has or does not have. Faith starts off as a belief, and when find our belief holding true time and again, it turns into faith. And the best faith is the one we develop ourselves than from others. This book is a collection of 30 amazing quotes on faith that will surely turn your life around, from one of distress and restlessness to one of peace, calm and happiness.
Scoppiò la Rivoluzione a Parigi (Come la tabacchiera di Voltaire mi salvò la vita)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: Italian. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
ROMANZO. Parigi 1789, esplode la Rivoluzione delle Rivoluzioni. Benjamin "Ben" Morin rievoca i suoi giorni da ragazzo nel vortice dei drammatici eventi.
Voltaire's "Candide": A Discussion Guide
Price: Free! Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Teachers may find this book useful as a discussion guide for the novel. Teachers can have students read chapters from the short novel, then teachers can ask students selected questions from this study guide.
The Candide Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, and Character Index)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Voltaire's "Candide" is one of the most outrageously hilarious satire ever wrote. If you aren't laughing, however, you are not alone! If you are struggling with the classic work, let BookCaps help. This book contains a comprehension study of Voltaire’s classic work (including chapter summaries for every chapter, and an overview of themes and characters). This edition does not include the actual
Creative Obsession - Philosophic Life in Broad Daylight (An Apomary)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Pragmatism, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Creative Obsession is a modern apomary (a fusion of discrete aphorisms, apothegms and apologues) which depicts a "boiling pot of philosophy" with astonishing succinctness. The fervent protagonist of Creative Obsession is Homer Dogg, “a hardcore traveler, an honest scholar and an infatuated artist.”
Miracles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Spinoza analyse les miracle de façon à la fois rationnelle et critique. Il s’agit moins pour Voltaire de critiquer les miracles que de s’interroger sur leur formation. Deux points de vue complémentaires sur le phénomène des miracles.
Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
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Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Ophelia: A Tale of Woe Undone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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Romantically inclined Ophelia finds herself suddenly facing the crisis of her life, and as she struggles alone with her terrible secret we can only wait to see what she'll do next, while considering the course of history that may have turned her into some sort of ticking time bomb....