Bayle: Political Writings

Bayle: Political Writings

by Bayle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521470943

ISBN-13: 9780521470940

Pub. Date: 08/03/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Pierre Bayle's Dictionnaire Historique et Critique was a bestseller throughout Europe for two centuries. Sally L. Jenkinson's masterly new edition presents the reader with a coherent path through Bayle's vast work, uncovering Bayle's progressive views on toleration and elitism. This anthology is the first in English to present Bayle as a specifically political

Overview

Pierre Bayle's Dictionnaire Historique et Critique was a bestseller throughout Europe for two centuries. Sally L. Jenkinson's masterly new edition presents the reader with a coherent path through Bayle's vast work, uncovering Bayle's progressive views on toleration and elitism. This anthology is the first in English to present Bayle as a specifically political thinker. Jenkinson's authoritative translation, careful selection of texts, and lucid introduction will be welcomed by scholars and students of the history of ideas, political theory, cultural history and French studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521470940
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/03/2000
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.14(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; A note on the translation; List of abbreviations; Introduction: a defence of justice and freedom; Chronology; Bibliography; Project for a critical dictionary: from Bayle's Dictionnaire historique et critique; Atheists; Obscenities; Index.

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