The Politics Of Enlightenment

Pub Date : 2014-10-01 | Author : Vincenzo Ferrone | Publisher : Anthem Press

ISBN 10 : 9781783083121
ISBN 13 : 1783083123

Written by one of Italy’s leading historians, this book analyses the context and legacy of Gaetano Filangieri’s seven-volume ‘Science of Legislation’. This study engages wi..

The Virtues Of Abandon

Pub Date : 2014-07-01 | Author : Charly Coleman | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804791212
ISBN 13 : 080479121X

France in the eighteenth century glittered, but also seethed, with new goods and new ideas. In the halls of Versailles, the streets of Paris, and the soul of the Enlightenment itse..

Isaiah Berlin S Counter Enlightenment

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Joseph Mali | Publisher : American Philosophical Society

ISBN 10 : 0871699354
ISBN 13 : 9780871699350

As the essays in this collection make plain, Isaiah Berlin invented neither the term "Counter-Enlightenment" nor the concept. However, more than any other figure since the eighteen..

Brotherly Love

Pub Date : 2014-07-10 | Author : Kenneth Loiselle | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801454868
ISBN 13 : 0801454867

Friendship, an acquired relationship primarily based on choice rather than birth, lay at the heart of Enlightenment preoccupations with sociability and the formation of the private..

A Companion To Enlightenment Historiography

Pub Date : 2013-06-21 | Author : | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004251847
ISBN 13 : 9004251847

A Companion to Enlightenment Historiography offers a survey of the most important historians and historiographical debates in the long eighteenth century, examining these debates..

Men And Citizens

Pub Date : 1985-04-18 | Author : Judith N. Shklar | Publisher : CUP Archive

ISBN 10 : 0521316405
ISBN 13 : 9780521316408

This book, first published in 1969, is widely regarded as one of the best studies of Rousseau's thought in any language. In it, Professor Shklar examines Rousseau's central concern..

Empire Of Love

Pub Date : 2005-01-20 | Author : Matt K. Matsuda | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195347471
ISBN 13 : 9780195347470

In this broad-ranging survey of Paris, Tahiti, Indochina, Japan, New Caledonia, and the South Pacific generally, Matt Matsuda illustrates the fascinating interplay that shaped the ..