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The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

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The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

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Voltaire Foundation

Latest release on May 01, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: ‘True Enlightenment can be both achieved and beneficial.’ The German Enlightenment and its Interpretation

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Professor Joachim Whaley, Professor of German History and Thought, Cambridge, gives the 2014 Besterman Lecture, hosted by The Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment and the TORCH Enlightenment Programme. Introduced by Ritchie Robertson, Taylor Professor of the German Language and Literature.

Nov 20 2014

52mins

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Rank #2: Inaugural George Rousseau Lecture - Liberty as equality: Rousseau and Roman constitutionalism

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Dan Edelstein from Stanford University gives the Inaugural George Rousseau Lecture, the convenor is Avi Lifschitz, Magdalen College.

May 01 2019

53mins

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Rank #3: Adam Smith, Poverty and Famine

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A highly critical account of Adam Smith's views on famine, which fail to recognize that you can have starvation in the midst of plenty.

Jun 02 2017

50mins

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Rank #4: The Lure of Paris: The Republic of Letters and Eighteenth-Century Speed-Dating

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Final talk of the Besterman Enlightenment Workshop 2017, Laurence Brockliss explains the popularity of Paris as a place to visit in the 18th century and explores the opportunities for and obstacles to making contacts in the European Republic of Letters. Laurence Brockliss is Fellow and Tutor in History at Magdalen College and Professor of Early Modern French History at the University of Oxford.

Mar 22 2017

44mins

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Rank #5: Writing the Enlightenment: Reflections on Work in Progress

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Professor Ritchie Robertson FBA, Taylor Professor of German at the University of Oxford, will speak on ‘Writing the Enlightenment: Reflections on Work in Progress’.

Nov 18 2016

43mins

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