Jump to content
Objectivism Online Forum

A good Voltaire biography?

Rate this topic


The Lonely Rationalist
 Share

Recommended Posts

After reading about Voltaire in Will Durant's "The Story of Philosophy," I would really like to learn more about the man's life and beliefs. Does anyone know a good biography on him, one that really describes in depth his philosophical beliefs and the events in his life?

I wish I did. I hope that someone has a good suggestion.

I can say, TLR, that Voltaire is not a hard read. There use to be books like The Pocket Voltaire or The Voltaire Reader that were easy to find. You could go through his stuff prety quickly and get your own understanding of his views. Just a suggestion. He does have some fun things to say.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...