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Une sainte conjuration contre le nouveau Lucrèce : une réfutation manquée de l’Épître à Uranie de Voltaire

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: La Lettre clandestine
    2015, n° 23
    La littérature philosophique clandestine dans les correspondances
  • Author: Benítez (Miguel)
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  • Abstract: In 1734, Gabriel Seigneux discussed a plan he had to refute the Épître à Uranie with Louis Bourguet. In this project, Voltaire’s poem would be followed by La Religion défendue by the Catholic L. C. Deschamps; a text by Bourguet emphasising the supposed links between Voltaire’s verse and Spinoza’s naturalism; and, finally, Seigneux’s translation of J. Addison’s Of the Christian religion. While it was long discussed, however, this project never materialised.
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  • Pages: 111 to 145
  • ISBN: 978-2-8124-4705-1
  • ISSN: 1242-3912
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-8124-4706-8.p.0111
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Collection / Journal: The Clandestine Letter, n° 23
  • Parution date: 06-24-2015
  • Year of publication: 2015
  • Languages: French

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