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Philosophy of the European Enlightenment

  • January 04, 2022
  • February 08, 2022
  • 6 sessions
  • January 04, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • January 11, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • January 18, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • January 25, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • February 01, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • February 08, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
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Philosophy of the European Enlightenment

• John Holloran
• Tuesday
• 1/4/22, 1/11/22, 1/18/22, 1/25/22, 2/1/22, 2/8/22
• 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
• $22.50

We will use tools of Intellectual History to delve into several widely read and discussed controversial works of the 17th and 18th centuries, in part to restage a bit of the drama they presented to audiences of the time, questions such as, what does it mean to be civilized, to make progress as a society, and what role can education play? Be prepared to think, question, participate in discussion in a variety of formats, and explore modern connections. We will consider excerpts from some of the key works that include: Discourse on Method by Descartes; Robinson Crusoe by Defoe; Persian Letters by Montesquieu; Candide by Voltaire, Discourse on Inequality by Rousseau; Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft; Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin; and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. 

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