Call for papers. Wittgenstein e Marx: feticismo e alienazione tra merci e parole

 

 

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS – Wittgenstein e Marx. Feticismo e alienazione tra merci e parole. Lecce, 9-11 aprile 2019.
Si invitano gli studiosi interessati a partecipare al convegno a inviare entro il 30 Novembre 2018 un abstract della proposta di intervento che non superi le 500 parole all’indirizzo di posta elettronica fabio.sulpizio@unisalento.it

The Voltaire Library Project: using digital humanities to understand Voltaire’s influences

Voltaire Foundation

Lena Zlock is a rising senior at Stanford University double-majoring in History and French. She is the principal investigator of the Voltaire Library Project, a digital humanities study of Voltaires personal library. She will be working at the Voltaire Lab during the summer of 2018. Her work is supported by the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Stanford University. Lena can be reached at lzlock@stanford.edu or @LZlock89.

In the firmament of the Siècle des Lumières, Voltaire is the sun. His presence in the Enlightenment world is enormous by any metric. In life as in death, Voltaire’s name came to signify those who challenged orthodoxy and convention. When asked why philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre had not been arrested for his polemical critique of the Algerian War, French president Charles de Gaulle, simply replied, ‘One does not arrest Voltaire’.

To understand Voltaire’s thinking and impact, where better to…

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