Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750

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In the wake of the Scientific Revolution, the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries saw the complete demolition of traditional structures of authority, scientific thought, and belief by the new philosophy and the philosophers, including Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau. The Radical Enlightenment played a part in this revolutionary process, which effectively overthrew all justification for monarchy, aristocracy, and ecclesiastical power, as well as man's dominance over woman, theological dominance of education, and ...

Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199254569

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Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198206088

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