Voltaire

By: Jasmine Benitez

Voltaire's Philosophy

*Hedonism

*Skepticism

*Liberty

*Toward Science without Metaphysics

*Newtonian Empirical Science

Voltaire was born November 21, 1694 & died May 30, 1778

Voltaire Field & Contributions:

Living in Paris, France, he was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy offreedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. He also wrote plays, some of which being Mahomet, Oedipus, and Nanine.