Journals Higher Education



25 September 2011

1152 Pages | 16 page plate section

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199548200

Bookseller Code (01)

Democratic Enlightenment

Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750-1790

Jonathan Israel

  • Completes Israel's defining and revisionist trilogy on the Enlightenment
  • Presents a comprehensive account of the late Enlightenment, including many previously ignored writers
  • Demonstrates the vital connections between Enlightenment and the French Revolution
  • Traces the trajectory from the radical Enlightenment to modern democratic values
  • Includes an exceptionally detailed index facilitating cross-referencing and identification of writers and thinkers