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Author Israel, Jonathan I. (Jonathan Irvine), 1946-
Title A revolution of the mind : Radical Enlightenment and the intellectual origins of modern democracy / Jonathan Israel.
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2010.
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 Floor3  JA84.E9 I87 2010    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 276 p. ; 23 cm.
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.
Democracy -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780691142005 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691142009 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 317068082