Enlightenment Contested

Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752
Author(s): 
Israel, Jonathan I.
ISBN: 
9780199541522
Date published: 
September 2008
Paperback
Price: 
£19.99

Jonathan Israel presents the first major reassessment of the Western Enlightenment for a generation. Continuing the story he began in the best-selling Radical Enlightenment , and now focusing his attention on the first half of the eighteenth century, he returns to the original sources to offer a groundbreaking new perspective on the nature and development of the most important currents in modern thought.