Voltaire on War and Peace

Henry Meyer

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ISBN: 9780729400237

Publication: January 1, 1976

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 144

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Introduction

I. Voltaire and the wars of his time 
A. First third of the century 
B. The war of the Austrian succession 
C. The Seven years' war 
D. Catherine and the Turks 
E. The war of American independence 

II. Ideas on war and peace 
A. War: necessary evil 
B. War and theft 
C. War: an organized venture 
D. Article: 'War' 
E. War and l'infâme 
F. War and mankind 
G. War and law 
H. War and peace 
I. War and anti-war projects 

III. The art of war 

IV. The soldier, the hero and the great man 
A. The soldier 
B. The hero and the great man 

V. War in poetry and prose 

VI. Voltaire and the pacifist current in the eighteenth century 

Conclusion 

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Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

202 Pages

Copyright: © 1976

ISBN: 9780729400237

Publication: January 1, 1976

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 144

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