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6 years ago at Nov 23 19:01
"Candido" è una critica feroce all'ottimismo fedele e incrollabile, alla cieca ottusità di chi si ostina a voler credere che tutto vada nel migliore dei modi anche quando le cose non potrebbero andare peggio; una divertente quanto tagliente satira contro la immotivata insistenza di chi si ostina a credere di vivere "nel migliore dei mondi possibili", contro i giudizi a priori. Viaggiando, Candid... read more
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Manufacturer: Bantam Classics
Release date: 1 May 1984
ISBN-10 : 0553211668 | ISBN-13: 9780553211665
Tags: Philosophy (6), Satire (4), 18th Century (3), France (3), Fiction (3), Commentary (2), Enlightenment (2), Novella (2), French Literature (2), 1759 (2), Leibniz (2), Socio-political (2), History (2), Adventure (2), French (2), Classic (2), Enlightment (1), Plays (1)
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yrjaenae added this to a list 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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"Luettu suomeksi "- Oi Pangloss, huudahti Candide, sinä et ollut arvannut tällaista kauheutta mahdolliseksi; nyt riittää, minun täytyy lopultakin luopua optimismistani. - Mitä on optimismi? kysyi Cacambo. - Ikävä sanoa, vastasi Candide, mutta se on hurja halu väittää kaiken olevan hyvin silloin kun asiat ovat huonosti.""


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