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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

by Ellen Judy Wilson

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Published by Facts On File, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Verlichting (cultuurgeschiedenis),
  • Encyclopédies,
  • Philosophy,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Siècle des lumières,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Philosophie,
  • HISTORY

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Hanns Reill, consulting editor ; Ellen Judy Wilson, principal author
    ContributionsReill, Peter Hanns
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB802 .W48 2004eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xvii, 670 p.)
    Number of Pages670
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27036064M
    ISBN 101438110219
    ISBN 109781438110219
    OCLC/WorldCa241297656

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Enlightenment An overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Burns's book on Science in the Enlightenment is not a general course of instruction. Nor does it contain extensive information on all branches of knowledge.

Nor is it "an elaborate and exhaustive repertory of information", even within the limited scope indicated by the title. No book of a mere pages (even shorter than his other book in the Cited by: The Age of Enlightenment was preceded by and closely associated with the scientific revolution.

Earlier philosophers whose work influenced the Enlightenment included Bacon and Descartes. The major figures of the Enlightenment included Beccaria, Baruch Spinoza, Diderot, Kant, Hume, Rousseau and Adam European rulers, including Catherine II of Russia, Joseph II of Austria and Frederick.

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Reill, director of UCLA's Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies, and Wilson, editor of publications at UCLA's William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, here provide an informative review of the Read full review5/5(1).

THE ENLIGHTENMENT. Brian Dolan. To refer to The Enlightenment, complained the eminent historian of the eighteenth century, J. Pocock, was to presume inaccurately that one could refer to "a single unitary process, displaying a uniform set of characteristics." Many scholars of the post-Peter Gay world of Enlightenment studies share this grievance, and, at variance to Gay who considered.

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Enlightenment, French siècle des Lumières (literally “century of the Enlightened”), German Aufklärung, a European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th centuries in which ideas concerning God, reason, nature, and humanity were synthesized into a worldview that gained wide assent in the West and that instigated revolutionary developments in art, philosophy, and politics.

American Enlightenment Thought. Although there is no consensus about the exact span of time that corresponds to the American Enlightenment, it is safe to say that it occurred during the eighteenth century among thinkers in British North America and the early United States and was inspired by the ideas of the British and French Enlightenments.

The Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment brings a similar spirit of inclusion to the new theoretical and methodological approaches that have flowered in the humanities during the past two decades.

Including feminist and various post-modernist reassessments alongside more traditional perspectives, the four volumes offer the broadest possible range. Focuses on the entire range of philosophic and social changes engendered by the Enlightenment.

The Encyclopedia extends the conventional geographical boundaries of the Enlightenment, covering not only France, England, Scotland, the Low Countries, Italy, English-speaking North America, the German states, and Hapsburg Austria but also Iberian, Ibero-American, Jewish, Russian, and Eastern.

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I will review, below, the section of the Encyclopedia about Freemasonry. The history of the organization that has relevance for the Enlightenment begins inwhen four LONDON Masonic lodges united to create the Grand Lodge of London.

Its early leaders were drawn from the ranks of philosophers and pastors committed to spreading the ideas. Scientific advances of the 17th and 18th centuries encouraged new ideas, and this led European philosophers to declare that humans progressed by using reason and logic, rather than faith or superstition.

This period became known as the Enlightenment, or Age .The Age of Enlightenment was an 18th century cultural movement in was most popular in France, where its leaders included philosophers like Voltaire and Denis t helped spread the Enlightenment's ideas by writing the Encyclopédie, the first big encyclopedia that was available to everyone.

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