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In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Now a master historian goes back to the sources to give a fully rounded account of its true accomplishments.

Synopsis:

The eighteenth-century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age, when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world.

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The eighteenth-century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modernage, when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress cameto hold sway over the Western world.

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Peter Gay (1923--2015) was the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time.

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ISBN:
9780393313024
Subtitle:
The Rise of Modern Paganism
Author:
Gay, Peter
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Western
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Enlightenment
Subject:
Modern - 18th Century
Subject:
Christianity -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Enlightenment -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Western x
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern - Renaissance Era
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 553-555.
Series Volume:
issue no. 32
Publication Date:
19950717
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 1.5 in 1.02 lb

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