The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy download free [PDF and Ebook] by Anthony Gottlieb

The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy download free [PDF and Ebook] by Anthony Gottlieb year 2017
  • Book name: The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
  • Author: Anthony Gottlieb
  • Release date: 2017/10/9
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780141000664
  • Rating: 8.33 of 10
  • Votes: 400
  • Review by: Tessa Bradbury
  • Review rating: 8.52 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This is a blast of fresh air' Jonathan Clark, TLS'Thank goodness for Gottlieb' Daily Telegraph'A joy to read' EconomistThe author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to RousseauIn a short period - from the early 1640s to the eve of the French Revolution - Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, and Hume all made their mark on Western thought. The Dream of Enlightenment tells their story and that of the birth of modern philosophy. What does the advance of science entail for our understanding of ourselves and for our ideas of God? How should a government deal with religious diversity - and what is government actually for? Their questions remain our questions, and it is tempting to think these philosophers speak our language and live in our world; but to understand them properly, we must step back into their shoes. Gottlieb puts readers in the minds of these frequently misinterpreted figures, elucidating the history of their times while engagingly explaining their arguments and assessing their legacy. Gottlieb creates a sweeping account of what they amounted to, and why we are still in their debt.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H52M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy: Logic, Western Philosophy, From C 1900 -, Philosophy
  • Available formats: LRF, WORD, TXT, HTM, RB, EPUB, PDF, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, TZ, TAR.Z, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.28 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x18mm
  • Weight: 236g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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