"Common sense is not so common"

Francois-Marie Arouet better known as Voltaire

Voltaire was born in 1694. He was a French philosopher and wrote the book Age of Enlightenment. He was a supporter of social reform including civil liberties, freedom of religion, and free trade even though he was subject to censorship laws.

Related Philosophers

These are philosophers from Voltaire's time period that shared similar ideas about society.