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Published: 30 April 2019

272 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474448666

Bookseller Code (06)

The Conversational Enlightenment

The Reconception of Rhetoric in Eighteenth-Century Thought

David Randall

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first book-length intellectual history of Enlightenment conversation in English
  • Synthesizes a great deal of Enlighenment intellectual history within the frameworks of rhetoric and conversation
  • Puts women's speech at the heart of the history of Enlighenment rhetoric
  • Fuses Habermas' historical-theoretical framework to the history of rhetoric, revising both