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Title A revolution of the mind : Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy / Jonathan Israel.
Author Israel, Jonathan, 1946-
Publication Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2010]
Copyright date ©2010
Description xiv, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 321.8 I
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Progress and the Enlightenment's two conflicting ways of improving the world -- Democracy or social hierarchy? : the political rift -- The problem of equality and inequality : the rise of economics -- The Enlightenment's critique of war and the quest for "perpetual peace" -- Two kinds of moral philosophy in conflict -- Voltaire versus Spinoza : the Enlightenment as a basic duality of philosophical systems -- Conclusion.
Subject Political science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment.
Democracy -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 0691142009 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
9780691142005 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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 E Parkway Non-Fic  321.8 I    IN TRANSIT +1 HOLD