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Voltaire and the Radical Enlightenment

Voltaire and the Radical Enlightenment
73 Queen's Park Crescent, Alumni Hall
Time: Oct 24th, 4:00 pm End: Oct 24th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), 1800-1900, 1500-1800
Lecture by Nicholas Cronk, Oxford University

Centre for the Study of France and the Francophone World (CEFMF) and Victoria College presents

2016-17 Distinguished Lecture

Nicholas Cronk

Director, Voltaire Foundation; Professor of French Literature, Oxford University

Voltaire and the Radical Enlightenment

Nicholas Cronk is a leading scholar of French Enlightenment thought. As director of the Voltaire Foundation (Oxford) and a a General Editor of the Complete Works of Voltaire, his main research interests are related to Voltaire, in particular his historical writings, his correspondence, his poetry, the Lettres philosophiques, and the Questions sur l'Encyclopédie. He is also interested in the French Enlightenment more generally, in the history of the book (in particular the illustrated book) and in questions of critical editing.

This event is free an open to all. Registration is required. For further information, please contact Véronique Church-Duplessis

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