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Early Deism in France

From the so-called ‘déistes’ of Lyon (1564) to Voltaire’s ‘Lettres philosophiques’ (1734)

  • Authors
  • C. J. Betts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Prehistory, from 1564 to about 1670

  3. The later seventeenth century: precursors and definitions, from Saint-Evremond to Bayle

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. C. J. Betts
      Pages 97-114
  4. The first French deists, 1700–1715

  5. Deistic ideas in the early works of Montesquieu and Voltaire

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. C. J. Betts
      Pages 207-233
    3. C. J. Betts
      Pages 235-262
    4. C. J. Betts
      Pages 263-272
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 273-309

About this book

Keywords

Deism Montesquieu Utopia Voltaire seventeenth century tolerance ‘Lettres philosophiques’

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-6116-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1984
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-6118-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-6116-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0066-6610
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