Philosophers and Pamphleteers: Political Theorists of the Enlightenment

Philosophers and Pamphleteers: Political Theorists of the Enlightenment

by Maurice William Cranston

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Philosophers and Pamphleteers: Political Theorists of the Enlightenment by Maurice William Cranston

This volume discusses the ideas of six leading thinkers of the French Enlightenment: Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot, Holbach, and Condorcet. A general introduction surveys the political theories of the Enlightenment, setting them in the context of the political realities of 18th-century France. The first book of its kind on the subject, Philosophers and Pamphleteers brings a welcome, new perspective to the study of French political thought during a fascinating historical era.

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ISBN-13: 9780192891891
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/04/1986
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.54(d)

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