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French writer, historian, and philosopher

Why Is Voltaire Influential?

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According to Wikipedia, François-Marie Arouet was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher. Known by his nom de plume Voltaire , he was famous for his wit, and his criticism of Christianity—especially the Roman Catholic Church—and of slavery. Voltaire was an advocate of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and separation of church and state.

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What Are Voltaire's Academic Contributions?

Voltaire is most known for their academic work in the field of political science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of literature and philosophy.

Voltaire has made the following academic contributions:

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