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The Enlightenment and its legacy

The Enlightenment and its legacy

studies in German literature in honor of Helga Slessarev

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Published by Bouvier in Bonn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • German literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Enlightenment -- Germany.,
    • German literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Enlightenment -- Influence.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Sara Friedrichsmeyer, Barbara Becker-Cantarino.
      SeriesModern German studies,, v. 17
      ContributionsSlessarev, Helga., Friedrichsmeyer, Sara., Becker-Cantarino, Barbara.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT289 .E55 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination227 p. :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1626068M
      ISBN 103416022173
      LC Control Number91172727

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Fleischacker’s account of both Kant’s conception of enlightenment and its complex and variegated legacy should be mandatory reading for philosophers and historians interested in enlightenment ideals or their critique." - Marcia Baron, Indiana University, USA, and University of St.

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Richard A. Etlin explores the social and cultural hierarchies established in eighteenth-century France to illustrate how the conceptual basis of the modern house and the physical layout of the modern city emerged from debates among theoretically innovative French architects of /5(6).

Book Description. Thinking about the Enlightenment looks beyond the current parameters of studying the Enlightenment, to the issues that can be understood by reflecting on the period in a broader context.

Each of the thirteen The Enlightenment and its legacy book chapters, by an international and interdisciplinary team of contributors, illustrates the problematic legacy of the Enlightenment and the continued ramifications.

"First-rate scholarship and fascinating reading. Fleischacker’s account of both Kant’s conception of enlightenment and its complex and variegated legacy should be mandatory reading for philosophers and historians interested in enlightenment ideals or their critique." - Marcia Baron, Indiana University, USA, and University of St.

Andrews, UK. Richard A. Etlin is a Distinguished University Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Maryland. He is the author of five books, most recently In Defense of Humanism: Value in the Arts and Letters and Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy, the latter published by the University of Chicago Press.

Thinking about the Enlightenment looks beyond the current parameters of studying the Enlightenment, to the issues that can be understood by reflecting on the period in a broader context. Each of the thirteen original chapters, by an international and interdisciplinary team of contributors, illustrates the problematic legacy of the Enlightenment and the continued ramifications of its thinking.

I'm just finishing reading The Enlightenment And Why It Still Matters by Anthony Pagden, an excellent history of the enlightenment as well as Pagden's interpretation of its significance. His last chapter - The Enlightenment and Its Enemies - is a robust defense of the Enlightenment legacy against its critics.

While Pagden is certainly right that the Enlightenment has bequethed us some. Type in the title of the book or its author and click the 'search' button next to it.

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I hope this helps; at any rate, it is what I. Thus, the greatest legacy left by the Enlightenment thinkers would be the philosophy of democracy where people are given the opportunity to choose their leaders and systems. Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy [Richard A.

Etlin]. Richard A. Etlin explores the social and cultural hierarchies established in eighteenth-century France to illustrate how the conceptual basis of the modern house and.

The Enlightenment and its offspring, Romanticism, surely deserve the major credit in freeing the human capacity to love nature for its own sake from theocratic eschatology and the view that the natural world stands in the way of the soul’s entrance into heaven.

Science guided by Enlightenment wisdom is the only hope for mankind. This original study reveals the importance of ancient Cynicism in defining the Enlightenment and its legacy.

Louisa Shea explores modernity's debt to Cynicism by examining the works of thinkers who turned to the ancient Cynics as a model for reinventing philosophy and dared to imagine an alliance between a socially engaged Enlightenment and the least respectable of early Greek philosophies. Copeland, David A.

The Idea of a Free Press: The Enlightenment and Its Unruly Legacy. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, pp. $ For generations of scholars, Fredrick Siebert's Freedom of the Press in 'England,has been the starting point in the study of the English origins of freedom of the press in the United.

Detailed book review, subject could also be French ArchitectureRichard A. Etlin, Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, ; xxv + pp.; d Etlin, in his study, Symb /5(16). This book collects for the first time a representative selection of his most important essays on Rousseau and the legacy of Enlightenment political thought.

The Legacy of the Enlightenment What was the Legacy of he Enlightenment period. The ideas of the Philosophes were not meant to be revolutionary. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. In this book, he sets it out in sections that contribute to my schema with these Five Books which is to show the Enlightenment in all its dimensions.

This book shows how profoundly the Enlightenment upset and transformed all these different areas — and other areas which perhaps he doesn’t discuss in detail like economics. In many ways, the new United States was the Enlightenment, for its leaders could actually implement many of the ideas that European philosophers could only talk idly about.

Americans were exposed to, and contributed to, the leading works of science, law, politics, and social order, yet lacked the traditions and conservatism that impeded the. “Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress” is a great book in that it is quite readable If you want to understand what is truly valuable in the ideals of the Enlightenment and its legacy into our day.

Steven Pinker is the author of this classic book. This is very well researched and well written. Eye-opening book.The fact that Pinker manages to get the Enlightenment so spectacularly wrong is not surprising given that most of the important Enlightenment thinkers receive little or no mention at all in his book.