By Graeme Garrard
The Enlightenment and its legacy are nonetheless actively debated, with the Enlightenment appearing as a key organizing thought in philosophy, social conception and the historical past of rules.
Counter-Enlightenments is the 1st full-length research to house the historical past and improvement of counter-enlightenment inspiration from its inception within the eighteenth century all the way through to the current. accomplishing a serious discussion with Isaiah Berlin’s paintings, this e-book analyzes the concept that of counter-enlightenment and a few of an important matters and difficulties it increases.
Graeme Garrard explores the varied types of proposal during this box, with a wide-ranging assessment of the primary figures of the previous 200 and fifty years, and an incisive evaluation of the persuasiveness of the most typical and demanding criticisms of the Enlightenment.
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