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Erasmus and Voltaire

Ricardo J. Quinones

Erasmus and Voltaire

why they still matter

by Ricardo J. Quinones

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto [Ont.], Buffalo [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRicardo J. Quinones
    SeriesErasmus studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB785.E64 Q55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889039M
    ISBN 101442640545
    ISBN 109781442640542
    LC Control Number2010277900
    OCLC/WorldCa437081571


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Quinones. In Erasmus’ most famous book, women, “admittedly stupid and foolish creatures,” are Folly’s pride. Erasmus takes a surprisingly modern, “liberal” position about the role of women in society.

Since Folly praises ignorance and lunacy, Erasmus reasons, women. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ ˌ d ɛ z ɪ ˈ d ɪər i ə s ɪ ˈ r æ z m ə s /; 28 October – 12 July ), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch philosopher and Christian scholar who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance.

Originally trained as a Catholic priest, Erasmus was an important figure in classical Alma mater: Queens' College, Cambridge, Collège.

Presented as a companion to his book Dualisms: The Agons of the Modern World (), which explores the conflicts between Erasmus and Luther, Voltaire and Rousseau, Turgenev and Dostoevsky, and Sartre and Camus, Erasmus and Voltaire does not elaborate on the di ff erences between the two men but concentrates on similarities between their lives, and, furthermore, compares.

Hall intended to summarize in her own words Voltaire's attitude towards Claude Adrien Helvétius and his controversial book De l'esprit, but her first-person expression was mistaken for an actual quotation from Voltaire. Her interpretation does capture the spirit of Voltaire's attitude towards Helvetius; it had been said Hall's summary was inspired by a quotation found in a Voltaire letter to an Abbot le Riche, in Alma mater: Collège Louis-le-Grand.

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Voltaire’s biographer Alfred Noyes noted that Erasmus’ influence was evident in the Frenchman’s satires. It was in America that people began to fulfill Erasmus’ vision of tolerance.

“Thus for the first time since the Dark Ages,” wrote historian Paul Johnson, “a society came into existence in which institutional Christianity was. A companion piece to Dualisms, Quinones' book, Erasmus and Voltaire differs in method: where its predecessor looked to inveterate, unyielding differences, this new work looks to similarities.

OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive). He intended to write something funnier than the book In Praise of Folly by Erasmus. Thomas Moore Sir Tomas More wrote a book entitled Utopia.

It was taken from the greek word U for no and the. The Bridge of Criticism; Dialogues Among Lucian, Erasmus, and Voltaire on the Enlightenment: -on History and Hope, Imagination and Reason, Constraint and Freedom--and on Its Meaning for Our Time Harper Torchbooks: Author: Peter Gay: Publisher: Harper & Row, Length: pages: Subjects: Enlightenment Philosophy, Modern: Export Citation.

The Grace Book of our University shows that permission was given to Desiderius Erasmus to take the degrees of B.D. and D.D. by accumulation.

It would seem, however, that he took the degree of B.D. only; so Dr John Caius says, and he must be right, if it is true that in the doctor's diploma which Erasmus received at Turin in he was. Eagle Road St Davids, PA () PhoneAuthor: Chelsea Post. Erasmus was a staunch foe of the Catholic Inquisition, and wrote Against the Holy Inquisition to protest its burning of books and heretics.

Erasmus condemned the papal Bull of Excommunication against Martin Luther as a mere further trigger for the coming violent religious strife. Anchor Books. ; Pearson, Roger, Voltaire Almighty: a life in pursuit of freedom. Bloomsbury. ISBN pp. ; Quinones, Ricardo J. Erasmus and Voltaire: Why They Still Matter (University of Toronto Press; ) pages; Decedat: 30 mai (83 de ani), Paris, Regatul Franței.

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” “Fools have a habit of believing that everything written by a famous author is admirable. For my part I read only to please myself and like only what suits my taste.” ― Voltaire, Candide.

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Erasmus, Voltaire, Hobbes, Rousseau, Locke, Montesquieu, Louis XIV and XVI and all those other pesky people plus vocab. Erasmus makes Luther look like a limp little hothead. Erasmus is Jim Carrey to Voltaire's Carrot Top.

Erasmus drows the candle of Aristophanes with a roaring torch. The ultimate critic, the ultimate wit, and the ultimate reason in an age of insanity. Without this fantastic book I may have passed a second 18 years without Erasmus as an inspiration.5/5(5).

Voltaire, pseudonym of François-Marie Arouet (–), French writer. When the book was publicly burnt in Paris, he fled to Cirey in Champagne, the country house of Madame du Châtelet, where he wrote his (posthumously pub.) Erasmus’s biting satire is also used to level criticisms against the Church, including theologians, monks.

I read Praise of Folly and wanted to share my thoughts. Sorry for all the edits. I was rambling and there were some dog related interruptions. Charles Darwin learned of the idea of evolution from his grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, a major figure of the Enlightenment.

Erasmus rejected Christianity and adopted the heresy of deism, a belief that states that God simply created the world and set the processes of nature as the clockmaker sets the clock, being separate from His creation, leaving man to be governed by reason and not any. "Cultural history, comparative literature, historical typology and intellectual history all in one, Erasmus and Voltaire is Ricardo J Quinones's summaan impassioned celebration of two literary giants.

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Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (27 October [1] – 12 July ), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. Erasmus was a classical scholar who wrote in a pure Latin style. He was a proponent of religious toleration, and enjoyed the sobriquet "Prince of the Humanists"; he has been called.

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Erasmus has been called the “Voltaire of the Renaissance.” But there is a vast difference in the relations in which they respectively stood to the church and to Christianity. Voltaire, though he did not originate, yet adopted a moral and religious scheme which he sought to substitute for the church tradition.

François-Marie Arouet (French: ; 21 November – 30 May ), known by his nom de plume Voltaire (pronounced:), was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosophe. HI Western Civilization II E-Books Enter Search Words Search. HI Western Civilization II: E-Books. Click on title to connect to full text of book.

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Somewhere between tales and polemics, these funny, ribald, and inventive pieces show Voltaire doing what he does best: brilliantly challenging received wisdom, religious intolerance, and naïve optimism.

Largely because of Candide, Voltaire ranks with Jonathan Swift as one of the greatest satirists in literature. Satire may be defined as the particular literary way of making possible the improvement of humanity and its institutions.

The satirist adopts a critical attitude and usually presents his. On his death, Russell was eulogised as “the English Voltaire”, a witty, polymathic rebel. As with Voltaire, though a few of his books are still in publication, most now gather dust. Peter Gay, who not long ago completed his two-volume study, The Enlightenment, has recently published an imaginative, playful book called The Bridge oJ Criticism.

The title belies the contents: The Bridge of Criticism is a dialogue of the dead in which the dramatis personae are Lucian, Erasmus, and Voltaire.The Online Books Page.

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