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Published: 24 September 2015

176 Pages


ISBN: 9780199591787

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The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

John Robertson

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a comprehensive and concise account of the Enlightenment intellectual movement
  • Emphasises the geographical reach of the Enlightenment, while doing justice to the central role of French thinkers
  • Places the Enlightenment in its eighteenth-century context
  • Covers key thinkers such as Franco Venturi, Pierre Bayle, Jonathan Israel, David Hume, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold

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