Voltaire's view of God's role in the physical world in
this poem he wrote on receiving the news of the Lisbon
philosophers cried “All is well”?
(provide an analytical explanation of) the passage “This
is the result of eternal laws directing the acts of a
free and good God”.
“God is revenged…”?
lies the irony of “…they dance in Paris”?
Voltaire accept neither a theological explanation of the
event nor the faith of some Deists that a divine plan
dictated that all would work out for the best?
possible implications for the later Enlightenment's
views on God do you find in this work of the influential
the difference between Voltaire (1) and Voltaire (2)?