The Portable Enlightenment Reader download free [PDF and Ebook] by Isaac Kramnick

The Portable Enlightenment Reader download free [PDF and Ebook] by Isaac Kramnick year 1996
  • Book name: The Portable Enlightenment Reader
  • Author: Isaac Kramnick
  • Release date: 1996/5/19
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780140245660
  • Rating: 9.33 of 10
  • Votes: 90
  • Review by: Lanny Erickson
  • Review rating: 7.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/29
  • Total pages: 704
  • Includes a PDF summary of 70 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Age of Enlightenment of the 18th century, also called the Age of Reason, was so named for an intellectual movement that shook the foundations of Western civilization. In championing radical ideas such as individual liberty and an empirical appraisal of the universe through rational inquiry and natural experience, Enlightenment philosophers in Europe and America planted the seeds for modern liberalism, cultural humanism, science and technology, and laissez-faire Capitalism This volume brings together works from this era, with more than 100 selections from a range of sources. It includes examples by Kant, Diderot, Voltaire, Newton, Rousseau, Locke, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, and Paine that demonstrate the pervasive impact of Enlightenment views on philosophy and epistemology as well as on political, social, and economic institutions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 47H7M43S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Western Philosophy, From C 1900 -, History Of Western Philosophy, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, General & World History, Short Story Books, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700, Social & Cultural History, Philosophy: Epistemology & Theory Of Knowledge, European History, Li
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x196x30mm
  • Weight: 471g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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