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The Enlightenment : a genealogy / Dan Edelstein.

Author/creator Edelstein, Dan
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoChicago : University of Chicago Press,
Descriptionxii, 209 p. ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [185]-192) and index.
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Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2010007668
ISBN9780226184470 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0226184471 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780226184494 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0226184498 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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