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The Enlightenment and its shadows

The Enlightenment and its shadows

Author: Peter Hulme; L J Jordanova
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Critical of previous political commentators, "The Enlightenment" reassesses the period and the movement, as well as analyzing subsequent responses to it and outlining its importance to contemporary  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hulme; L J Jordanova
ISBN: 0415042313 9780415042314
OCLC Number: 20420626
Description: viii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The spontaneous hand of nature : savagery, colonialism, and the Enlightenment / Peter Hulme --
Candide and native America / Gordon Brotherston --
Music in the Enlightenment / Joe Allard --
Difficult difference : Rousseau's fictions of identity / Jay Bernstein --
Mercier's Enlightenment utopia : progress and social ideals / Simon Collier --
Adam Ferguson and the enterprise culture / Ted Benton --
Imagining the Republic : the sign and sexual politics in France / Margaret Iversen --
Reflections on Burke's Reflections, 1790-1990 / David Musselwhite --
Human rights and the corruption of governments, 1789-1989 / Michael Freeman --
Enlightenment as autonomy : Kant's vindication of reason / Onora O'Neill --
The authoritarian response / Ludmilla Jordanova.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Hulme and Ludmilla Jordanova.


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