The Radical Enlightenments of Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin, writes Douglas Anderson in his preface, is "no one's contemporary... Blending elements of the fifteenth-century spiritual discipline of Thomas a Kempis with the journalistic energy of Daniel Defoe, the urbane reason of Lord Shaftesbury with the scientific initiative of Thomas Edison, Franklin places exceptional demands on the historical imagination of his readers--demands that are inevitably slighted by writers who emphasize only one set of interests or one facet of a complex temperament." In The ...

The Radical Enlightenments of Benjamin Franklin 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801867392

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The Radical Enlightenments of Benjamin Franklin 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801854453

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