The Enlightenment

And Why it Still Matters
Author(s): 
Pagden, Anthony
ISBN: 
9780199660933
Date published: 
May 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£20.00

The story of how, and why, the ideal of a universal, global, and cosmopolitan society became such a central part of the Western imagination in the ferment of the Enlightenment - and how these ideas have done battle with an inward-looking, tradition-oriented view of the world ever since.