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Title The use of censorship in the Enlightenment / edited by Mogens Lærke
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 203 pages)
Series Brill's studies in intellectual history, 0920-8607 ; v. 175
Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 175
Contents Contents; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; Introduction (Mogens Lærke); Part One Censoring the Enlightenment; Suppress or refute? Reactions to Spinoza in Germany around 1700 (Manfred Walther); Pierre Bayle and censorship (Hubert Bost); French royal censorship and the battle to suppress the Encyclopédie of Diderot and D'Alembert, 1751-1759 (Jonathan Israel); Part Two Institutions and Practices of Censorship; Between lies and real books:The breakdown of censorship and the modes of printed discourse during the English CivilWar (Tue Andersen Nexø)
Censorship of philosophy in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic (Wiep van Bunge)Part Three Enlightenment Reflections on Censorship; Diderot and the publicizing of censorship (Colas Duflo); Toland and the censorship of atheism (Tristan Dagron); G.W. Leibniz: Moderation and censorship (Mogens Lærke); Bibliography; Index
Summary Intends to study the role censorship played in the intellectual culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, how it was implemented, and how it affected the development philosophy and literary writing. This title includes a section that studies how Enlightenment thinkers were submitted to censorship
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-195) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Censorship -- Europe -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses.
Censorship -- Europe -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Enlightenment -- Europe -- Congresses.
Literature, Modern -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses.
Literature, Modern -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Philosophy, Modern -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses.
Philosophy, Modern -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 17th century -- Congresses.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lærke, Mogens, 1971-
LC no. 2009007793
ISBN 900417558X (cloth)
9047429028 (electronic bk.)
9789004175587 (cloth)
9789047429029 (electronic bk.)