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The portable age of reason reader.

Author: Crane Brinton
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1956.
Series: Viking portable library, 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The volume attempts to capture the "age of enlightenment" in Western civilization through representative excerpts from notable authors from Descartes to the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Brinton, Crane, 1898-1968.
Portable age of reason reader.
New York, Viking Press, 1956
(OCoLC)654658018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Crane Brinton
OCLC Number: 260788
Description: 628 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Suggestions for further reading --
Biographical list of authors --
Chronological tables --
Prologue: the birth of reason --
Morals and manners --
Education --
Politics and economics --
The principles of 1776 and 1789 --
The heavenly city --
The ways of reason: philosophy and natural science --
Nature and Nature's God: religion --
Sense and sensibility: literature --
Self-revelation: memoirs and letters --
Epilogue: reason becomes revolution.
Series Title: Viking portable library, 63.
Other Titles: Age of reason reader

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The volume attempts to capture the "age of enlightenment" in Western civilization through representative excerpts from notable authors from Descartes to the Declaration of the Rights of Man.

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