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Published: 17 January 2013

1,104 Pages | 16 page plate section


ISBN: 9780199668090

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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 and aspects
  • Demonstrates the vital connections between Enlightenment and the French Revolution
  • Traces out the trajectory from the radical Enlightenment to modern democratic values
  • Includes an exceptionally detailed index facilitating cross-referencing and identification of writers and thinkers

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