Not by Reason Alone: Religion, History, and Identity in Early Modern Political Thought

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Masterfully interweaving political, religious, and historical themes, Not by Reason Alone creates a new interpretation of early modern political thought. Where most accounts assume that modern thought followed a decisive break with Christianity, Joshua Mitchell reveals that the line between the age of faith and that of reason is not quite so clear. Instead, he shows that the ideas of Luther, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau draw on history, rather than reason alone, for a sense of political authority. This erudite and ...

Not by Reason Alone: Religion, History, and Identity in Early Modern Political Thought 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226532226

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Not by Reason Alone: Religion, History, and Identity in Early Modern Political Thought 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226532219

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