The Enlightenment

The Enlightenment : The Science of Freedom

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The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of insights into the Enlightenment's critical method and its humane and libertarian vision.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 744 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 36mm | 630g
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0393313662
  • 9780393313666
  • 258,657

About Peter Gay

Peter Gay (1923-2015) was the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time.
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