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The Parisian Jesuits and the Enlightenment 1700-1762

Abstract:

One of the most fruitful developments in Enlightenment historiography in recent years has been an increased awareness of the social conditions of intellectual activity. Studies of ‘reading, writing and publishing’ in eighteenth-century France have emphasised the shared ground between Catholics and non-Catholics by casting the philosophes in a conservative light as would-be infiltrators of existing cultural institutions. Members of the ‘patrician’ Enlightenment like Voltaire, Montesqu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation
Publication date:
2017-11-30
ISBN:
9780729404167
Language:
English
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Source identifiers:
9780729404167
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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