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The Portable Enlightenment Reader

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The Portable Enlightenment Reader - Various, and Kramnick, Isaac (Editor)
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The Age of Enlightenment of the 18th century, also called the Age of Reason, was so named for an intellectual movement that shook the foundations of Western civilization. In championing radical ideas such as individual liberty and an empirical appraisal of the universe through rational inquiry and natural experience, Enlightenment philosophers in Europe and America planted the seeds for modern liberalism, cultural humanism, science and technology, and laissez-faire Capitalism This volume brings together works from this era, ...

The Portable Enlightenment Reader 1995, Penguin Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140245660

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