First published in 1733 as "Lettres philosophique". This translation appeared in 1778.
One of the world's most brilliant minds weighs in on the England of his times in this satirical work focusing on religion, politics, science, and the arts.
It consists of twenty-four letters:
Letters I - IV: On The Quakers
Letter V: On The Church of England
Letter VI: On The Presbyterians
Letter VII: On The Socinians, or Arians, or Antitrinitarians
Letter VIII: On The Parliament
Letter IX: On The Government
Letter X: On Trade
Letter XI: On Inoculation
Letter XII: On The Lord Bacon
Letter XIII: On Mr. Locke
Letter XIV: On Descartes and Sir Isaac Newton
Letter XV: On Attraction
Letter XVI: On Sir Isaac Newton's Optics
Letter XVII: On Infinites in Geometry, and Sir Isaac Newton's Chronology
Letter XVIII: On Tragedy
Letter XIX: On Comedy
Letter XX: On Such of The Nobility as Cultivate The Belles Lettres
Letter XXI: On The Earl of Rochester and Mr. Waller
Letter XXII: On Mr. Pope and Some Other Famous Poets
Letter XXIII: On The Regard That Ought to Be Shown to Men of Letters
Letter XXIV: On The Royal Society and Other Academies
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