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Author Williams, David, 1938 May 22-

Title Condorcet and modernity / by David Williams
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 306 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; References and abbreviations; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Profile of a political life; CHAPTER 2 Human nature and human rights; CHAPTER 3 The civil order; CHAPTER 4 Managing enlightenment; CHAPTER 5 Reform and the moral order; CHAPTER 6 New constructions of equality; CHAPTER 7 Justice and the law; CHAPTER 8 Representative government; CHAPTER 9 The economic order; CHAPTER 10 Managing the Revolution; Conclusion: the human odyssey; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index
Summary The Marquis de Condorcet was one of the few Enlightenment thinkers to witness, and indeed participate in, the French Revolution. Condorcet and Modernity is the first full treatment of Condorcet's politics to appear in English for a generation, and a major contribution to Enlightenment studies from a senior scholar
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794.
Political science.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511229038
0511230656 (electronic bk.)
0511231423 (electronic bk.)
9780511230653 (electronic bk.)
9780511231421 (electronic bk.)