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The Radical Enlightenment

Margaret C. Jacob

The Radical Enlightenment

Pantheists, Freemasons, and Republicans

by Margaret C. Jacob

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Published by Cornerstone Book in Lafayette, LA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freemasons -- History,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Pantheism -- History,
  • Europe -- Civilization -- 18th century,
  • Europe -- Civilization -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMargaret C. Jacob.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB411 .J33 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24075666M
    ISBN 109781887560740
    LC Control Number2009377519

      Jacob’s book has solicited a very influential debate and elicited a tremendous amount of new research, especially in the Netherlands, in England, and in Italy. Its recent climax is Jonathan Israel’s major book Radical Enlightenment, which appeared in As did Jacob, Israel identified the Dutch Republic as the center of Enlightenment.   Radical Enlightenment by Jonathan I. Israel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

    Get this from a library! Radical enlightenment: philosophy and the making of modernity, [Jonathan I Israel] -- The Radical Enlightenment was a revolutionary set of ideas which helped lay the foundations of the modern world on the basis of equality, democracy, secular values, and .   This book succeeds beautifully. Written with confidence and concision, it lays out Jonathan Israel's central ideas about the Radical Enlightenment and its fundamental importance in shaping the values of democratic : Princeton University Press.

    Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity by Jonathan I. Israel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Radical Enlightenment, we are told, was “the only important direct cause of the French Revolution” and the revolutionary leaders of themselves “a tiny batch of philosophes Author: Darrin M. Mcmahon.


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"Israel's Radical Enlightenment is an audacious, pathbreaking, and deeply learned work that may be read on a multiplicity of levels. For the specialist, it is a thick empirical survey and analysis of a vast strain of thought derived from the work of Benedict de Spinoza."--Cited by: Los Angeles Times Book Review "Israel's Radical Enlightenment is an audacious, pathbreaking, and deeply learned work that may be read on a multiplicity of levels.

For the specialist, it is a thick empirical survey and analysis of a vast strain of thought derived from the work of Benedict de Spinoza."/5(34).

In "Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity", Jonathan Israel has written an erudite, extensive, and inspiring study on a seminal moment in Western thought, commonly known as the Age of short, the Enlightenment marks a change from a thought and society that was theologically focused to thought and society /5.

Radical Enlightenment Philosophy and the Making of Modernity Jonathan I. Israel. Focuses scholarly attention on the Radical Enlightenment, which has. Book Description. Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment comprises fifteen new essays written by a team of international scholars.

The collection re-evaluates the characteristics, meaning and impact of the Radical Enlightenment between andspanning England, Ireland, the Dutch Republic, France, Germany and the Americas.

Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Radical Enlightenment study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; 1 Homework Help Question with Expert. The Radical Enlightenment book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This is the second edition of The Radical Enlightenment/5. In this novel interpretation of the Radical Enlightenment down to La Mettie and Diderot, two of its key exponents, particular stress is placed on the pivotal role of Spinoza and the widespread underground international philosophical movement known before as Spinozism.4/5(3).

Buy Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity New Ed by Israel, Jonathan I. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book /5(22). A revolt against the Enlightenment’s legacy has marked the academic culture of a generation. Leftists today often criticize the Radical Enlightenment thesis, arguing that those who advance it privilege the force of ideas in history over material forces.

At least the Radical Enlightenment did — and I must insist here on the distinction between the two kinds of Enlightenment, because universal human rights is not the invention of the Enlightenment as a whole but of the Radical Enlightenment.

The idea of the essential unity of mankind and of democracy were radical ideas not subscribed to by. When first published in"The Radical Enlightenment" encountered both praise and blame.

In the course of time it became a classic. In the era after the book was perhaps the first English language scholarly work to address freemasonry seriously. "a landmark in the studies of Masonic influences regarding the period of European enlightenment" - Bruno Gazzo, Editor of Pietre-Stones /5(22).

Radical Enlightenment is a set of basic principles that can be summed up concisely as: democracy; racial and sexual equality; individual liberty of lifestyle; full freedom of thought, expression, and the press; eradication of religious authority from the legislative process and education; and full separation of.

Divided into three parts, this book: Considers the Radical Enlightenment movement as a whole, including its defining features and characteristics and the history of the term itself.

Traces the origins and events of the Radical Enlightenment, including in-depth analyses of key. Editorial Reviews "His vast—and vastly impressive—book sets out to redefine the intellectual landscape of early modern icent and magisterial, Radical Enlightenment will undoubtedly be one of the truly great historical works of the decade."—John Adamson, Sunday Telegraph "[A] magnificent study of the impact of Spinoza and his philosophy on European cultural /5(2).

The greatest obstacle to the Radical Enlightenment finding its proper place in modern historical writing is simply that it was not French, British, German, Italian, Jewish or Dutch, but all of these at the same time. In this novel interpretation of the Radical Enlightenment down to La Mettrie and Diderot, two of its key exponents, particular /5(4).

Most of the book is about Radical Enlightenment and its impact and about the interplay between Radical Enlightenment on the one hand and Moderate Enlightenment and traditionalism on the other hand.

The book includes a good basic exposition of the thought of Spinoza/5(25). The Age of Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Reason or simply the Enlightenment) was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 17th to 19th centuries.

The Enlightenment emerged out of a European intellectual and scholarly movement known as Renaissance consider the publication of Isaac Newton's Principia. Beforethere was a High Enlightenment in Paris, during that violently anti-Chris-tian post climate that briefly dominated the great salons and that isbest represented in the writings of the Baron d’Holbach and his atheisticfriends, there was a Radical Enlightenment.

According to Israel, radical Enlightenment comprises several views and tendencies in the realms of science, theology, and politics: in scientific matters, it embraces naturalism, mechanism, and materialism; in theological matters, it denies a moral order to the universe, a providential god, the Judeo-Christian(-Islamic) account of creation.

Historian Jonathan Israel's magisterial three-volume history of the 'Radical Enlightenment' is the intellectual version of a JCB, ripping up the terrain around him. Kenan Malik follows him down the dark alleys of the Age of Reason. From the late 17th century onwards, ‘moderate Enlightenment’ was the primary reforming project as far as governments, churches and educators were concerned, but beneath the surface, held Strauss, the radical impulse turned out to be philosophically and culturally, the ‘real’ or main Enlightenment, ultimately shaping the Enlightenment.Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment comprises fifteen new essays written by a team of international scholars.

The collection re-evaluates the characteristics, meaning and impact of the Radical Enlightenment between andspanning England, Ireland, the Dutch Republic, France, Germany and the by: 1.