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John Toland

Full Name: John Toland
Number of Works: 82
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ISBN: 1874675953, 9781874675952
Keywords: critical, essays, works, associated, mysterious, text, christianity
Pages: 339
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

In 1697, Christianity Not Mysterious was burned in Dublin by order of Parliament. Three hundred years later this key book, one of the first great works of Irish philosophy, is available again. Included is Toland's famous text, in which he advocates reason over revelation in Christian belief, Toland's own defenses of his work, and eight critical essays about it, Toland, and his times. Because of his work, Toland was forced to leave Ireland under threat of arrest and spent the rest of his life on the continent, where his work was enormously influential, provoking a distinguished Irish counter-En
ISBN: 0736625771, 9780736625777
Keywords: korea, combat, mortal
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 8884101514, 9788884101518
Keywords: pezzi, dal, clero, fatta, bellissima, donna, colta, ipazia
Pages: 42
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

La splendida Ipazia, filosofa e matematica del IV secolo, fu selvaggiamente uccisa e fatta a pezzi, bruciata e ridotta in cenere. Mandante dello scempio fu "un assassino dalle mani pulite", Cirillo, vescovo di Alessandria, poi nominato Santo dalla Chiesa Cattolica ed ancor oggi festeggiato ogni 27 Giugno. In questo pamphlet del 1720, per la prima volta in traduzione italiana, il celebre filosofo illuminista John Toland ricostruisce le vicende che portarono all'uccisione di Ipazia e alla lacerazione del suo corpo, denunciando non solo il profilo criminale della Chiesa, ma anche la sit
ISBN: 1144373964, 9781144373960
Keywords: serena, letters
Pages: 296
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 1857991362, 9781857991369
Keywords: days, last
Pages: 640
Published: 1994