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Author Edelstein, Dan.

Title The Enlightenment [electronic resource] : a genealogy / Dan Edelstein.

Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 209 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Interpreting the Enlightenment: on methods -- A map of the Enlightenment: whither France? -- The spirit of the moderns: from the new science to the Enlightenment -- Society, the subject of the modern story -- Quarrel in the Academy: the ancients strike back -- Humanism and Enlightenment: the classical style of the philosophes -- The philosophical spirit of the laws: politics and antiquity -- An ancient god: pagans and philosophers -- Post tenebras lux: Begriffsgeschichte or regime d'historicite? -- Ancients and the Orient: translatio imperii -- Enlightened institutions (i): the royal academies versus the Republic of Letters -- Enlightened institutions (ii): universities, censorship, and public instruction -- Worldliness, politeness, and the importance of not being too radical -- From Enlightenment to Revolution: a shared history? -- France and the European Enlightenment -- Modern myths.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Enlightenment -- France.
Philosophy -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Ancients and moderns, Quarrel of.
Philosophy -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780226184470 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226184471 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226184494 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226184498 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780226184500 (electronic bk.)

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