Enlightenment! Which Enlightenment?

  title={Enlightenment! Which Enlightenment?},
  author={Jonathan I. Israel},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  pages={523 - 545}
  • J. Israel
  • Published 14 September 2006
  • Art
  • Journal of the History of Ideas
Enlightenment! Which Enlightenment? Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, 4 vols., editor in chief Alan Charles Kors; eds. Roger L. Emerson, Lynn Hunt, Anthony J. La Vopa, Jacques Le Brun, Jeremy D. Popkin, C. Bradley Thomson, Ruth Whelan, and Gordon S. Wood (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003).On the surface it might well seem that during the last fifteen or twenty years the Enlightenment understood as a new way of thinking about reality and society has receded more and more from its former… 
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