Scepticism in the eighteenth century : Enlightenment, Lumières, Aufklärung

The Age of Enlightenment has often been portrayed as a dogmatic period on account of the veritable worship of reason and progress that characterized Eighteenth Century thinkers. Even today the philosophes are considered to have been completely dominated in their thinking by an optimism that leads to...

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Autres auteurs : Charles Sébastien (Éditeur scientifique), Smith Plínio Junqueira (Éditeur scientifique)
Format : Livre
Langue : anglais
français
Titre complet : Scepticism in the eighteenth century : Enlightenment, Lumières, Aufklärung / Sébastien Charles, Plino J. Smith, editors
Publié : Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York [etc.] : Springer , C 2013
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XXVII-381 p.)
Collection : Archives internationales d'histoire des idées (Print) ; 210
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Résumé : The Age of Enlightenment has often been portrayed as a dogmatic period on account of the veritable worship of reason and progress that characterized Eighteenth Century thinkers. Even today the philosophes are considered to have been completely dominated in their thinking by an optimism that leads to dogmatism and ultimately rationalism. However, on closer inspection, such a conception seems untenable, not only after careful study of the impact of scepticism on numerous intellectual domains in the period, but also as a result of a better understanding of the character of the Enlightenment
Notes : Contributions en anglais et français
Contributions présentées à la conférence "Scepticism and the Enlightenment" qui s'est tenue à São Paulo en décembre 2009 et à Montréal en avril 2010
Bibliographie : Bibliogr. p. 357-373. Notes bibliogr. en fin de contributions. Index
ISBN : 978-94-007-4809-5