The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay’s brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes’ program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of insights into the Enlightenment’s critical method and its humane and libertarian vision.
Peter Gay was a Sterling Professor of History, emeritus, at Yale University, the author of more than 30 widely respected books, and the winner of the National Book Award for The Rise of Modern Paganism, the first volume of his definitive work… More about Peter Gay
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Published by Knopf Jun 26, 2013| 720 Pages| ISBN 9780307831453