Pierre Bayle's Dictionnaire Historique et Critique used to be a bestseller all through Europe for 2 centuries. Sally L. Jenkinson's masterly new version provides the reader with a coherent direction via Bayle's tremendous paintings, uncovering Bayle's revolutionary perspectives on toleration and elitism. This anthology is the 1st in English to provide Bayle as a in particular political philosopher. Jenkinson's authoritative translation, cautious choice of texts, and lucid creation could be welcomed by way of students and scholars of the heritage of principles, political thought, cultural heritage and French reports.
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