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The Enlightenment

The Enlightenment
  • Author: John M. Dunn
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  • ISBN: 1560062428
  • Page: 108
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Hampson , The Enlightenment , p . 256 . 81 . Quoted in Richter and Ricardo , Voltaire , p . 44 . 82 . Lavine , From Socrates to Sartre , p . 190 . 83 .

Discusses various aspects of the Enlightenment including its roots, philosophes, attacks on Christianity, revolt against reason, campaigns to reform society, and legacy.


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