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Prosper, ou le pessimisme
Un conte philosophique qui s’inscrit dans l’histoire de l’optimisme et du pessimisme

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Alkemie Revue semestrielle de littérature et philosophie
    2014 – 2, n° 14
    . L’oubli
  • Author: Fortin (Gwenolé)
  • Abstract: This article presents the work of a little-known eighteenth-century author, Lepeintre-Desroches, who, fifty years after Voltaire, published a text which appears to be a follow-up to Candide, and an alternative to ­Voltaire’s pessimism : Prosper, ou le pessimisme.
  • Pages: 341 to 358
  • ISBN: 978-2-8124-3672-7
  • ISSN: 1843-9012
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-8124-3673-4.p.0341
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Collection / Journal: Alkemie, n° 14
  • Parution date: 02-06-2015
  • Last edition: 2015
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Lepeintre-Desroches, Candide, optimism, pessimism, God

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