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Published: 31 December 2019

576 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620368

Bookseller Code (09)

The Enlightenment and the Rights of Man

Vincenzo Ferrone

Voltaire Foundation in association with Liverpool University Press

Oxford University Studies in The Enlightenment

  • The first history of the rights of man written by a historian of the Enlightenment
  • The first comparative history of the rights of man to focus on Italy and Germany as well as England and France
  • Shows how the Enlightenment devised a new political language that has shaped our own times
  • Addresses key issues, such as the relationship between human rights and the economy, politics and justice, and the rights of the individual and the rights of the community
  • Describes the struggle between state and religious despotism and freedom of conscience