But did the Enlightenment mean the same for men and women, for rich and poor, In the third edition of her acclaimed book, Dorinda Outram. Debate over the meaning of ‘Enlightenment’ began in the In the second edition of her book, Dorinda Outram studies the Enlightenment as a. DORINDA OUTRAM, The Enlightenment, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, , XVI + pp. (New Approaches to European History.

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Trevor rated it liked it Apr 26, In the third edition of her acclaimed book, Dorinda Outram addresses these, and other questions about the Enlightenment as controversy increases about its place at the foundation of modernity. She opens the book with a discussion of differing interpretations of the Enlightenment, in particular an essay contest in a Berlin newspaper in Many states, particularly in central Europe, already possessed well-developed theories of legitimation — such as Cameralism — that in fact sought reform by reconciling traditional notions of hierarchy with emerging Enlightenment ideals.

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To ask other readers questions about The Enlightenmentplease sign up. Ahmed rated it liked it Jan 17, Electronic sources for further research. Sex, Class and Political Culture Enlightenment thinking about gender.

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She sets the major debates of the period against the broader social changes such as the onset of industrialisation in Western Europe, the establishment of new colonial empires, and the exploration of hitherto unmapped portions of the world’s surface. Explore the Home Gift Guide. There are no discussion topics on te book yet.

New Approaches to European History: The Enlightenment

Enligghtenmentpages. Sex, Class and Political Culture Most history books tend to either be too long and in-depth on a topic of interest or too brief. Showing of 10 reviews.

Was it a revolutionary body of thought, or was it merely a catalyst for the One person found this helpful. Outram begins with a discussion of Kant’s response to the question, “What is Enlightenment? Account Options Sign in. The Outram book gave a slightly different perspective from the course texts. An interesting, albeit brief review of the major themes arising from the Enlightenment. One could study the Renaissance, or the Reformation, or the Romantic Movement — for example — as specific areas of inquiry within their respective centuries.


Book ratings by Goodreads. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I took a college course on the Enlightenment. Exploration crosscultural contact and. And, to counter the typical attention paid to the increasing interest in science, the text also shows the proliferation of utterly non-scientific literature aimed at far less than enlightened minds.

Quotes from The Enlightenment. This new edition offers a new chapter on political economy, a completely revised further reading section and a new feature on electronic sources to stimulate primary research. Many religious movements during this period sought to make orthodox religious beliefs commensurable with human reason outraj other Enlightenment ideals.