"sometimes I Think There's Naught Beyond.": Ovvero: le influenze del "Dizionario Storico-Critico" di Pierre Bayle sul "Moby Dick" di Melville

Etica E Politica 15 (2):397-433 (2013)

Daniel Gee
Westmont College
The aim of this essay is to show Bayle’s influence upon the Herman Melville’s“Moby Dick”, showing some aspects of their ideological affinity. A key example of themes directly inspired by Bayle is an untiring research for theodicy, as a plausible answer to the question “Why God allows Evil to exist?”, a question designed to know a dramatic failure in its different solutions
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