Cambridge Companion to the French Enlightenment (BOK)

Daniel Brewer

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The Enlightenment has long been seen as synonymous with the beginnings of modern Western intellectual and political culture. As a set of ideas and a social movement, this historical moment, the 'age of reason' of the seventeenth and eighteenth century, is marked by attempts to place knowledge on new foundations. The Cambridge Companion to the French Enlightenment brings together essays by leading scholars representing disciplines ranging from philosophy, religion and literature, to art, medicine, anthropology and architecture, to analyse the French Enlightenment. Each essay presents a concise view of an important aspect of the French Enlightenment, discussing its defining characteristics, internal dynamics and historical transformations. The Companion discusses the most influential reinterpretations of the Enlightenment that have taken place during the last two decades, reinterpretations that both reflect and have contributed to important re-evaluations of received ideas about the Enlightenment and the early modern period more generally.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Daniel Brewer
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107626140
Antall sider 265 Dimensjoner 15,8cm x 23cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 386 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
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