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The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

on BBC Radio 3

4/5. The Lisbon earthquake of 1755, in which tens of thousands of people died, is Professor Simon Blackburn 's starting point for an analysis of Voltaire's views on religion and belief.


Professor Simon Blackburn

BBC Radio 3

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