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Cambridge in the age of the Enlightenment

science, religion, and politics from the Restoration to the French Revolution

by Gascoigne, John Ph. D.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cambridge (England),
  • England,
  • Cambridge,
  • Cambridge.
    • Subjects:
    • University of Cambridge -- History.,
    • Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- England -- Cambridge -- History.,
    • Religion -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- England -- Cambridge -- History.,
    • Political science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- England -- Cambridge -- History.,
    • Enlightenment -- England -- Cambridge.,
    • Cambridge (England) -- Intellectual life.,
    • England -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-333)

      StatementJohn Gascoigne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.C2 G37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 358 p. ;
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2044488M
      ISBN 100521351391
      LC Control Number88021413

      Contents Translator's Note vii Preface ix I The Structure of the Enlightenment I The Encyclopedic I Kant J. Dialectical criticism s The economic and social bacleground IS. Ethical theory >Enlightenment and Christian Belief so Christianity and the rationalized socie!J S3. THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT ‘The intellectual power, honesty, lucidity, courage and dis-interested love of the truth of the most gifted thinkers of the eighteenth century remain to this day without parallel. Their age is one of the best and most hopeful episodes in the life of mankind.’ These are the closing words of Isaiah Berlin’s introduction.

        the Enlightenment or Age of Reason. Enlightened thinkers (we also call these people “philosophers”) lived all over Europe, but France became the center of the Enlightenment. Enlightened thinkers thought that many of society’s problems started with the types of governments people were living under. They wanted to improve government. These.   ‘The Age of Entitlement’ (book cover) more > Print By John R. Coyne Jr. - - Wednesday, Janu

      The 18th century was the age of Enlightenment. It was the time when the 13 colonies became the United States of America, and when all ties with England and the past became severed both politically. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Cambridge University Press Get Books The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment offers a philosophical perspective on an eighteenth-century movement that has been profoundly influential on western culture.


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Isaac Newton was born (according to the Julian calendar, in use in England at the time) on Christmas Day, 25 December (NS 4 January ) "an hour or two after midnight", at Woolsthorpe Manor in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, a hamlet in the county of Lincolnshire.

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