The Enlightenment: An Interpretation

The Enlightenment: An Interpretation

by Peter Gay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393313662

ISBN-13: 9780393313666

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The second volume of Peter Gay's in-depth study of the dawn of the modern world—the Age of Reason.The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of

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The second volume of Peter Gay's in-depth study of the dawn of the modern world—the Age of Reason.The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of insights into the Enlightenment's critical method and its humane and libertarian vision.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393313666
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
Enlightenment Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
746
Sales rank:
555,301
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.64(d)

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