The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers

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Here a distinguished American historian challenges the belief that the eighteenth century was essentially modern in its temper. In crystalline prose Carl Becker demonstrates that the period commonly described as the Age of Reason was, in fact, very far from that; that Voltaire, Hume, Diderot, and Locke were living in a medieval world, and that ... Read More

The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers 1959, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300000177

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