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Noun1.Arouet - French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778)Arouet - French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778)
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All illegitimate regimes brutally suffocate their citizens who stand up to them.That is why Francois-Marie Arouet, aka Voltaire, famously said, 'It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.''
Francois-Marie Arouet, AKA Voltaire, was a French enlightenment writer.
After the age of Renaissance followed by geographical discoveries, parts of northern and western Europe were influenced by the ideas of philosophers like, Immanuel Kant, Johan Wolfgang von Goethe, Francois-Marie Arouet Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith.
The Enlightenment leader Francois-Marie Arouet, known as Voltaire, who was born in Paris and Jesuit-educated, and began writing clever verses by the age of 12 and launched a lifelong, successful playwriting career in 1718, interrupted by imprisonment in the Bastille has been quoted as said: "It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets."
Western philosophers such as Immanuel Kant, David Hume, Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, Gottfried Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and others often described African traditional religion in negative or superficial terms because their understanding of human nature, reason, progress, culture, and civilization influenced their perception of Africa and African indigenous religion and spirituality.
--Francois-Marie Arouet, better known by his pen name, Voltaire
(23) Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet) (1694-1778) was one of the leading figures of the French Enlightenment.
Os principais pensadores desse movimento foram Rene Descartes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, John Locke, Montesquieu, Francois Quesnay e Adam Smith.
Francois-Marie Arouet was the real name of which French philosopher and writer?