The French Enlightenment and the Jews: The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism / Edition 1

The French Enlightenment and the Jews: The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism / Edition 1

by Arthur Hertzberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231073852

ISBN-13: 9780231073851

Pub. Date: 11/13/1990

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Hertzberg develops his daring thesis that the "modern, secular, anti-Semitism was fashioned not as a reaction to the Enlightenment and the Revolution, but within the Enlightenment and Revolution themselves." He finds that modern anti-Semitism owes less to Christian theological mentality than to doctrinaire libertarianism of figures such as Voltaire, d'Holbach,

Overview

Hertzberg develops his daring thesis that the "modern, secular, anti-Semitism was fashioned not as a reaction to the Enlightenment and the Revolution, but within the Enlightenment and Revolution themselves." He finds that modern anti-Semitism owes less to Christian theological mentality than to doctrinaire libertarianism of figures such as Voltaire, d'Holbach, Diderot, and Marat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231073851
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/13/1990
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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