What Is Enlightenment?

What Is Enlightenment?

Eighteenth-century Answers and Twentieth-century Questions

eBook - 1996
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This collection contains the first English translations of a group of important eighteenth-century German essays that address the question, "What is Enlightenment?" The book also includes newly translated and newly written interpretive essays by leading historians and philosophers, which examine the origins of eighteenth-century debate on Enlightenment and explore its significance for the present.In recent years, critics from across the political and philosophical spectrum have condemned the Enlightenment for its complicity with any number of present-day social and cultural maladies. It has ra.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780585034003
0585034001
9780520916890
0520916891
0520202260
0520202252
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 563 p.)
Additional Contributors: Schmidt, James

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