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The business of enlightenment

Robert Darnton

The business of enlightenment

a publishing history of the Encyclopédie, 1775-1800

by Robert Darnton

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Published by Belknap P. of Harvard U.P. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyklopedien

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Darnton
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 624 s. :
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24961921M
    ISBN 100674087852, 067408786X
    ISBN 109780674087859
    OCLC/WorldCa185400883

    The Age of Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Reason or simply the Enlightenment) was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 17th to 19th century. The Enlightenment emerged out of a European intellectual and scholarly movement known as Renaissance humanism. Get this from a library! The business of enlightenment: a publishing history of the Encyclopédie [Robert Darnton] -- In tracing the publishing story of Diderot's Encyclopédie, Darnton uses new sources--the papers of eighteenth-century publishers--that allow him to respond firmly to a set of problems long vexing.

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The quarto edition of Diderot's great work put out between and by a consortium of French and Swiss publishers--a speculation inspired by the success of the Encyclop‚die in the more expensive original folio version--can be studied from its inception to the final winding-up of accounts through the luckily preserved records of the Swiss partner, the Soci‚t‚ typographique de Neuchƒtel.

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Enlightenment stood for. The Enlightenment thinkers stood for a number of ideals: 1. Reason = logical thinking 2. Progress = faith in science 3. Liberty = individual freedoms 4. Goodness = Man by nature is good 5. Individuality = One person can make a difference.

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There is now a growing trend to arguing that the results of the Enlightenment are still with us, in science, politics and increasingly in western views of religion, and that we are still in an Enlightenment, or heavily influenced post-Enlightenment, age.Enlightenment, term applied to the mainstream of thought of 18th-century Europe and America.

Background and Basic Tenets The scientific and intellectual developments of the 17th cent.—the discoveries of Isaac Newton, the rationalism of Réné Descartes, the skepticism of Pierre Bayle, the pantheism of Benedict de Spinoza, and the empiricism of Francis Bacon and John Locke—fostered .