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The case for the Enlightenment : Scotland and Naples, 1680-1760

Author: John Robertson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2005.
Series: Ideas in context, 73.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An interesting and ambitious comparative study of the emergence of Enlightenment in Scotland and Naples.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Robertson
ISBN: 9780521035729 0521035724
OCLC Number: 86167279
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xii, 455 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The case for the Enlightenment --
Scotland and Naples in 1700 --
The intellectual worlds of Naples and Scotland 1680-c.1725 --
The predicament of 'kingdoms governed as provinces' --
Vico, after Bayle --
Hume, after Bayle and Mandeville --
The advent of Enlightenment: political economy in Naples and Scotland 1730-1760 --
Conclusion : the Enlightenment vindicated?
Series Title: Ideas in context, 73.
Responsibility: John Robertson.

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