Keyword:enlightenment

Sort

Showing 1-13 of 13

Image for Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans (New)

Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans (New)

By: Appleby, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 038285

ISBN: 0674002369

Condition: New


Born after the Revolution, the first generation of Americans inherited a truly new world--and, with it, the task of working out the terms of Independence. Anyone who started a business, marketed a new invention, ran for office, formed an association, or wrote for publication was helping to fashion the world's first liberal society. These are the people we encounter in Inheriting the Revolution, a vibrant tapestry of the lives, callings, decisions, desires, and reflections of those Americans who turned the new abstractions of democracy, the nation, and free enterprise into contested realities. ... View more info

Image for The Middle Ages Reconsidered: Attitudes in France from the Eighteenth Century through the Romantic Movement (Studies in the Humanities)

The Middle Ages Reconsidered: Attitudes in France from the Eighteenth Century through the Romantic Movement (Studies in the Humanities)

By: Barbara G. Keller

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058158

ISBN: 0820414158

Condition: Like New


This book examines the changing attitudes towards the Middle ages during the enlightenment through the Romantic movement. Book is in excellent Condition. The Spine lightly sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Esquisse D'un Tableau Historique des Progres de L'Espirit Humain

By: Condorcet

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, A La Librairie Constitutionnelle de Brissot-Thivers: 1822

Seller ID: 009136

Condition: Very Good +


Small book. marbleized boards with leather corners and spine. Full refund if not satisfied. No marks in text.Condorcet was an important French enlightenment rationalist. View more info

Image for The Prism Of Piety: Catholick Congregational Clergy At the Beginning of the Enlightenment

The Prism Of Piety: Catholick Congregational Clergy At the Beginning of the Enlightenment

By: Corrigan, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051646

ISBN: 0195067584

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xiii + 197. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Religion & Theology; ISBN/EAN: 9780195067583. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

A Diderot Pictorial Encyclopedia of Trades and Industry in 2 volumes (Dover Pictorial Archives)

By: Diderot, Denis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1993

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032492

Condition: Near Fine


Artists, illustrators, collectors, and historians of industry, art, and invention will all welcome this superb republication of copper plates engraved to illustrate Diderot's great eighteenth-century Encyclopedia. The first work of its kind, the Encyclopedia was the crowning venture of the Enlightenment. In this two-volume set, available for the first time in a paper bound edition, Dover has painstakingly reprinted 485 of the finest plates considered among the greatest achievements of eighteenth-century graphic art most in full size. Large paperbacks. Near fine condition set. Full refund if... View more info

Poetry and Ideology in Revolutionary Connecticut (First Edition)

By: Dowling, William C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens and London, Univ of Georgia Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038232

ISBN: 082031241X

Condition: New


"Poetry", once despaired W.H.Auden, "makes nothing happen". That, however, is a modern condition, argues William Dowling, for in the 18th century poets helped topple corrupt governments and fuel revolutions. In this work on the creation and early days of the American republic, Dowling revives the literary and intellectual atmosphere of the period by examining major works of four early American poets of the circle known as the Connecticut Wits and their British forerunners. Understanding the work of John Trumbull, David Humphreys, Timothy Dwight and Joel Barlow, says Dowling, re... View more info

Image for A Search for God, Books I & II (50th Anniversary Edition)

A Search for God, Books I & II (50th Anniversary Edition)

By: Edgar Cayce; Association for Research & Enlightenment

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Virginia Beach, A.R.E. Press: 1992

Edition: 34th

Seller ID: 015265

ISBN: 0876040008

Condition: Near Fine


Interior like new except for ink initials on flyleaf. Near fine red leatherette covers with gilt lettering. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Political Writings (Franklin Library)

By: Jean Jacques Rousseau; Translated by G. D. H. Cole

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 041522

Condition: Fine


Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. Born in Geneva, his political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political and educational thought.Full leather. Raised spine bands. Silk moire end papers. Bound in silk page mark. Illustrated. All page edges gilt. 284pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Locke's Essays: An Essay concerning Human Understanding. And a Treatise on the Conduct of Understanding

By: John Locke

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Hayes & Zell: 1854

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 035047

Condition: Good


John Locke FRS was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism". Complete in one volume. With the author's last additions and corrections. Full leather. Over half of original leather spine label gone. Front board holding by ties. All page edges marbled. 524pp., index. Head & tail of spine chipped. Corners and board edges worn. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for The Geography of Good and Evil: Philosophical Investigations (Crosscurrents) First English Edition

The Geography of Good and Evil: Philosophical Investigations (Crosscurrents) First English Edition

By: Kinneging, Andreas; Price, Jonathan [Editor]; Hardy, Ineke [Translator];

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, Intercollegiate Studies Institute: 2009

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 031819

ISBN: 1935191047

Condition: Near Fine


The eminent Dutch philosopher Andreas Kinneging turns fashionable thinking on its head, revealing how good and evil are objective, universal, and unchanging and how they must be rediscovered in our age. In mapping the geography of good and evil, Kinneging reclaims, and reintroduces us to, the great tradition of ancient and Christian thought. Traditional wisdom enables us to address the eternal questions of good and evil that confront us in both public and private life. Though it is common to accept uncritically the blessings of modernity and its intellectual sources, the Enlightenment and Rom... View more info

Toward a New Society: American Thought and Culture, 1800-1830 (Twayne's American Thought and Culture Series) First Edition

By: Matthews, Jean V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Pub: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033358

ISBN: 0805790578

Condition: Near Fine


The book chronicles the breakdown of Enlightenment values as the elitist and rationalist legacy of Jeffersonianism gave way to the populist and capitalist fervor of the Jacksonian era. Paperback. Date of purchase written on half title page. There is no other writing in the book. xi, 188pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Essential Buddhism

By: Sach, Jacky

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Avon, MA, Adam Media: 2006

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037173

ISBN: 1598691295

Condition: New


This engaging book examines the Buddha's core teachings,explores the ways and means of enlightenment, and elucidates the mystical aspects of Buddhism. Glossy pictorial softcover. xii, 289pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Azazeel

Azazeel

By: Ziedan Youssef

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books (UK): 2012

Seller ID: 039294

ISBN: 1848874286

Condition: Very Good +


Winner of the International Prize for Arabic fiction 2009. In this haunting and controversial English-language debut, Youssef Ziedan confronts issues as vital today as they were one and a half millennia ago. Set in the 5th century AD, "Azazeel" is the exquisitely crafted tale of a Coptic monk's journey from Upper Egypt to Alexandria and then Syria during a time of massive upheaval in the early Church. The monk, Hypa, embarks on a journey both physical and spiritual, encountering, the devil, Azazeel, and the hardship of severe temptation. At times able to resist, while at others bendin... View more info