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"Enemies of the Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Enemies of the Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Darrin M. McMahon
∞ Launching : 2002-07-18
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0195347935
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780195347937
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Critics have long treated the most important intellectual movement of modern history--the Enlightenment--as if it took shape in the absence of opposition. In this groundbreaking new study, Darrin McMahon demonstrates that, on the contrary, contemporary resistance to the Enlightenment was a major cultural force, shaping and defining the Enlightenment itself from the moment of inception, while giving rise to an entirely new ideological phenomenon-what we have come to think of as the "Right." McMahon skillfully examines the Counter-Enlightenment, showing that it was an extensive, international, and thoroughly modern affair."Article| Darrin M. McMahon| Statement ..."

"Enemies of the Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Enemies of the Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Darrin M. McMahon
∞ Launching : 2002
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780195158939
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0195158938
⊕ Number Pages : Total 262 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, Darrin M. McMahon shows that well before the French Revolution, enemies of the Enlightenment were warning that the secular thrust of modern philosophy would give way to horrors of an unprecedented kind. Greeting 1789, in turn, as the realization of their worst fears, they fought the Revolution from its onset, profoundly affecting its subsequent course. The radicalization - and violence - of the Revolution was as much the product of militant resistance as any inherent logic."--BOOK JACKET."Article| Darrin M. McMahon| Statement ..."

"Enemies of the Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Enemies of the Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Darrin M. McMahon
∞ Launching : 2001-08-23
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780199881291
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0199881294
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Critics have long treated the most important intellectual movement of modern history--the Enlightenment--as if it took shape in the absence of opposition. In this groundbreaking new study, Darrin McMahon demonstrates that, on the contrary, contemporary resistance to the Enlightenment was a major cultural force, shaping and defining the Enlightenment itself from the moment of inception, while giving rise to an entirely new ideological phenomenon-what we have come to think of as the "Right." McMahon skillfully examines the Counter-Enlightenment, showing that it was an extensive, international, and thoroughly modern affair."Article| Darrin M. McMahon| Statement ..."

"Democracy and Its Enemies"

♥ Book Title : Democracy and Its Enemies
♣ Name Author : Paul N. Goldstene
∞ Launching : 2018-10-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781498581752
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1498581757
⊕ Number Pages : Total 130 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "America emerged from the Enlightenment, thus the prevailing elements of politics in the United States are echoes of struggles amongst the moderate, the conservative, and the radical Enlightenment. This books attempts to understand the changing realities of power in the United States, as well as how they become authorized by attaining consent."Article| Paul N. Goldstene| Statement ..."

"Rousseau's Counter-Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Rousseau's Counter-Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Graeme Garrard
∞ Launching : 2012-02-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780791487433
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0791487431
⊕ Number Pages : Total 206 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Sees Rousseau as the father of Counter-Enlightenment thought."Article| Graeme Garrard| Statement ..."

"What's Left of Enlightenment?"

♥ Book Title : What's Left of Enlightenment?
♣ Name Author : Keith Michael Baker
∞ Launching : 2001
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0804740267
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780804740265
⊕ Number Pages : Total 203 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This volume explores the conventional opposition between Enlightenment and Postmodernity and questions some of the conclusions drawn from it."Article| Keith Michael Baker| Statement ..."

"Leibniz: What Kind of Rationalist?"

♥ Book Title : Leibniz: What Kind of Rationalist?
♣ Name Author : Marcelo Dascal
∞ Launching : 2008-08-09
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781402086687
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1402086687
⊕ Number Pages : Total 532 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was an outstanding contributor to many fields of human knowledge. The historiography of philosophy has tagged him as a “rationalist”. But what does this exactly mean? Is he a “rationalist” in the same sense in Mathematics and Politics, in Physics and Jurisprudence, in Metaphysics and Theology, in Logic and Linguistics, in Technology and Medicine, in Epistemology and Ethics? What are the most significant features of his “rationalism”, whatever it is? For the first time an outstanding group of Leibniz researchers, some acknowledged as leading scholars, others in the beginning of a promising career, who specialize in the most significant areas of Leibniz’s contributions to human thought and action, were requested to spell out the nature of his rationalism in each of these areas, with a view to provide a comprehensive picture of what it amounts to, both in its general drive and in its specific features and eventual inner tensions. The chapters of the book are the result of intense discussion in the course of an international conference focused on the title question of this book, and were selected in view of their contribution to this topic. They are clustered in thematically organized parts. No effort has been made to hide the controversies underlying the different interpretations of Leibniz’s “rationalism” – in each particular domain and as a whole. On the contrary, the editor firmly believes that only through a variety of conflicting interpretive perspectives can the multi-faceted nature of an oeuvre of such a magnitude and variety as Leibniz’s be brought to light and understood as it deserves."Article| Marcelo Dascal| Statement ..."

"Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Reno Ursal
∞ Launching : 2019-03-14
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780984440818
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 098444081X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 296 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "When Dorothy Dizon meets the mysterious Adrian Rosario and his alluring knowledge of Filipino history, her life takes an unchartered detour. Dorothy's true calling is connected to the hidden history of the Philippines, but Adrian reveals little to keep her safe from enemies of his blood-eating secret society. Together, they experience a paranormal journey that brings them to the brink of a new enlightenment. Enlightenment, Book One of The Bathala Series explores the forgotten history of the Philippines through first-person perspectives of Filipino characters who live on the opposite sides of the truth."Article| Reno Ursal| Statement ..."

"Democratic Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Democratic Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Jonathan Israel
∞ Launching : 2013-01-17
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780199668090
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0199668094
⊕ Number Pages : Total 1088 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Jonathan Israel's radical new account of the late Enlightenment highlights forgotten currents and figures. Running counter to mainstream thinking, he demonstrates how a group of philosophe-revolutionnaires provided the intellectual powerhouse of the French Revolution, and how their ideas connect with modern Western democracy."Article| Jonathan Israel| Statement ..."

"The Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : The Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Anthony Pagden
∞ Launching : 2013-05-23
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780199660933
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 019966093X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 436 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book tells nothing less than the story of how the modern, Western view of the world was born. Cultural and intellectual historian Anthony Pagden explains how, and why, the ideal of a universal, global, and cosmopolitan society became such a central part of the Western imagination in the ferment of the Enlightenment - and how these ideas have done battle with an inward-looking, tradition-oriented view of the world ever since. Cosmopolitanism is an ancient creed; but in its modern form it was a creature of the Enlightenment attempt to create a new 'science of man', based upon a vision of humanity made up of autonomous individuals, free from all the constraints imposed by custom, prejudice, and religion. As Pagden shows, this 'new science' was based not simply on 'cold, calculating reason', as its critics claimed, but on the argument that all humans are linked by what in the Enlightenment were called 'sympathetic' attachments. The conclusion was that despite the many tribes and nations into which humanity was divided there was only one 'human nature', and that the final destiny of the species could only be the creation of one universal, cosmopolitan society. This new 'human science' provided the philosophical grounding of the modern world. It has been the inspiration behind the League of Nations, the United Nations and the European Union. Without it, international law, global justice, and human rights legislation would be unthinkable. As Anthony Pagden argues passionately and persuasively in this book, it is a legacy well worth preserving - and one that might yet come to inherit the earth."Article| Anthony Pagden| Statement ..."

"The Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : The Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Dan Edelstein
∞ Launching : 2010-12-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0226184498
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780226184494
⊕ Number Pages : Total 209 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "What was the Enlightenment? Though many scholars have attempted to solve this riddle, none has made as much use of contemporary answers as Dan Edelstein does here. In seeking to recover where, when, and how the concept of “the Enlightenment” first emerged, Edelstein departs from genealogies that trace it back to political and philosophical developments in England and the Dutch Republic. According to Edelstein, by the 1720s scholars and authors in France were already employing a constellation of terms—such as l’esprit philosophique—to describe what we would today call the Enlightenment. But Edelstein argues that it was within the French Academies, and in the context of the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns, that the key definition, concepts, and historical narratives of the Enlightenment were crafted. A necessary corrective to many of our contemporary ideas about the Enlightenment, Edelstein’s book turns conventional thinking about the period on its head. Concise, clear, and contrarian, The Enlightenment will be welcomed by all teachers and students of the period."Article| Dan Edelstein| Statement ..."

"Judaism and Enlightenment"

♥ Book Title : Judaism and Enlightenment
♣ Name Author : Adam Sutcliffe
∞ Launching : 2005-11-10
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0521672325
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780521672320
⊕ Number Pages : Total 338 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Investigates the philosophical and political significance of Judaism in seventeenth and eighteenth century Europe."Article| Adam Sutcliffe| Statement ..."