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Author Edelstein, Dan

Title The Enlightenment : a genealogy / Dan Edelstein

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  B802 .E34 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 209 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-192) 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'historicité? -- 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
LC subject Enlightenment -- France
Philosophy -- France -- History -- 18th century
Ancients and moderns, Quarrel of
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
Philosophy -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
ISBN 9780226184470 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226184471 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226184494 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226184498 (pbk. : alk. paper)