Synopses & Reviews
Thomas Paine is one of historys most renowned thinkers and was indispensible to both the American and French revolutions. The three works included, Common Sense
, The Rights of Man
, and The Age of Reason
, are among his most famous publications. Paine is probably best known for his hugely popular pamphlet, Common Sense
, which swayed public opinion in favor of American independence from England. The Rights of Man
and The Age of Reason
further advocated for universal human rights, a republican instead of monarchical government, and truth and reason in politics. The works of this moral visionary, whose ideas are as relevant today as ever, are now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, providing a stylish and affordable addition to any library.
Lexile score: 1300L
About the Author
Thomas Paine (17371809) was an English American political activist, author, political theorist, and revolutionary.