AuthorOutram, Dorinda
TitleThe enlightenment / Dorinda Outram
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xiii, 165 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


What is enlightenment? -- Coffee houses and consumers: the social context of enlightenment -- Enlightenment and government: new departure or business as usual? -- Exploration, cross-cultural contact, and the ambivalence of the enlightenment -- When people are property: the problem of slavery in the enlightenment -- Enlightenment thinking about gender -- Science and the enlightenment: God's order and man's understanding -- The rise of modern paganism? Religion and the enlightenment -- The end of the enlightenment: conspiracy and revolution?

Enlightenment Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

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