Benjamin Franklin's Intellectual World

Benjamin Franklin's Intellectual World

by Paul E. Kerry
     
 

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The essays in this volume explore how Franklin's political and philosophical thinking was informed, while examining the deep appeal that Franklin has had on generation after generation of Americans.See more details below

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The essays in this volume explore how Franklin's political and philosophical thinking was informed, while examining the deep appeal that Franklin has had on generation after generation of Americans.

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Journal of the Early Republic
The collection of ten papers in Benjamin Franklin's Intellectual World is a useful addition to the Franklin scholarship that has been accumulating in the early twenty-first century. It features several pieces that developed out of a conference hosted by the University of Cambridge at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, in March 2007. ... The ten papers in Benjamin Franklin's Intellectual World bring to light a figure of inexhaustible richness and importance.
The Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer
Benjamin Franklin's Intellectual World is a collection of excellent essays.
The Journal of American Culture
Benjamin Franklin’s Intellectual World is an interesting and important contribution to Franklin scholarship. With its emphasis on transatlantic connections, this essay collection will be useful to scholars interested in reconnecting Franklin back to the British and European intellectual world. Furthermore, this collection attempts to further the conversation regarding the central debates and issues in Franklin scholarship. Benjamin Franklin’s Intellectual World is an important contribution to the ongoing legacy of recent work on one of our more elusive founding fathers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611470284
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson
Publication date:
12/22/2012
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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