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A revolution of the mind : Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy, Jonathan Israel

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A revolution of the mind : Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy
Title
A revolution of the mind
Title remainder
Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy
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Jonathan Israel
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Democracy, free thought and expression, religious tolerance, individual liberty, political self-determination of peoples, sexual and racial equality--these values have firmly entered the mainstream in the decades since they were enshrined in the 1948 U.N. Declaration of Human Rights. But if these ideals no longer seem radical today, their origin was very radical indeed--far more so than most historians have been willing to recognize. In A Revolution of the Mind, Jonathan Israel, one of the world's leading historians of the Enlightenment, traces the philosophical roots of these ideas to what we
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1946-
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Israel, Jonathan
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Political science
  • Enlightenment
  • Democracy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Democracy
  • Enlightenment
  • Political science
  • Europe
  • Aufklärung
  • Demokratie
  • Politische Wissenschaft
  • Europa
Label
A revolution of the mind : Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy, Jonathan Israel
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Progress and the Enlightenment's two conflicting ways of improving the world -- Democracy or social hierarchy? : the political rift -- The problem of equality and inequality : the rise of economics -- The Enlightenment's critique of war and the quest for "perpetual peace" -- Two kinds of moral philosophy in conflict -- Voltaire versus Spinoza : the Enlightenment as a basic duality of philosophical systems -- Conclusion
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1 online resource (xiv, 276 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781400831609
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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remote
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(OCoLC)659558272
Label
A revolution of the mind : Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy, Jonathan Israel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Progress and the Enlightenment's two conflicting ways of improving the world -- Democracy or social hierarchy? : the political rift -- The problem of equality and inequality : the rise of economics -- The Enlightenment's critique of war and the quest for "perpetual peace" -- Two kinds of moral philosophy in conflict -- Voltaire versus Spinoza : the Enlightenment as a basic duality of philosophical systems -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn659558272
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 276 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831609
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 246324
  • 22573/cttsx1h
  • 85baf2d0-2cc1-4567-b7da-23a55c2b607d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659558272

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