The Sovereignty of Reason: The Defense of Rationality in the Early English Enlightenment

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The Sovereignty of Reason is a survey of the rule of faith controversy in seventeenth-century England. It examines the arguments by which reason eventually became the sovereign standard of truth in religion and politics, and how it triumphed over its rivals: Scripture, inspiration, and apostolic tradition. Frederick Beiser argues that the main threat to the authority of reason in seventeenth-century England came not only from dissident groups but chiefly from the Protestant theology of the Church of England. The triumph of ...

The Sovereignty of Reason: The Defense of Rationality in the Early English Enlightenment 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691630427

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The Sovereignty of Reason: The Defense of Rationality in the Early English Enlightenment 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691600543

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