But did the Enlightenment mean the same for men and women, for rich and poor, In the third edition of her acclaimed book, Dorinda Outram. Debate over the meaning of ‘Enlightenment’ began in the In the second edition of her book, Dorinda Outram studies the Enlightenment as a. DORINDA OUTRAM, The Enlightenment, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, , XVI + pp. (New Approaches to European History.

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The Enlightenment

Nevertheless, her study is coherent and compellingly argued, and it finds its enduring value in the issues it emphasizes and the questions it raises. Was it a revolutionary body of thought, or was it merely a catalyst for the revolutionary age which followed it?


What was the Enlightenment? Many states, particularly in central Europe, already possessed well-developed theories of legitimation — such as Cameralism — that in fact sought reform by reconciling traditional notions of hierarchy with emerging Enlightenment ideals.

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Cambridge University PressJan 10, – History – pages. Trevor rated it liked it Apr 26, Selected pages Title Page.

Exploration crosscultural contact and. Herein lay the source of great change during the eighteenth century, and herein also lay the source of great complexity. Cambridge University Press; 2 edition October 17, Language: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Was it a unified body of thought generated by an established canon of ‘great rnlightenment, or were there many areas of contradiction and divergence?

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Bill Knight rated it liked it Sep 11, Many religious movements during this period sought to make orthodox religious beliefs commensurable with human reason and other Enlightenment ideals. We use cookies to give you the outra possible experience. The rise of modern paganism? Professor James Van Horn Melton. Suggestions for further reading. Ben Craik rated it liked it Nov 06, Jillian rated it liked it Jul 09, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


Geography and Enlightenment David N. And, to counter the typical attention paid to the increasing interest in science, the text also shows the proliferation of utterly non-scientific literature aimed at far less than enlightened minds.

New Approaches to European History: The Enlightenment

How far-reaching were its critiques intended to be? The end of the Enlightenment: She sets the major debates of the period against the broader social changes such as the onset of industrialisation in Western Europe, the establishment of new colonial empires, and the exploration of hitherto unmapped portions of the world’s surface. Write a customer review.

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