The Philosophes and Post-revolutionary France

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Clarendon Press, 1982 - France - 284 pages
The religious scepticism and materialism which characterized the thinking of the "Philosophes", whose pre-revolutionary luminaries included Voltaire and Rousseau, helped bring about the intellectual climate conducive to revolution. This book examines how the events after 1789 affected the school.

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Social and Economic Questions
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The Law Crime and Punishment
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The Secularization of Society
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