Enlightenment Shadows by Genevieve Lloyd

Reviewed by
March 2014, no. 359
Enlightenment Shadows

Enlightenment Shadows

by Genevieve Lloyd

Oxford University Press, $57.95 hb, 191 pp, 9780199669561

Enlightenment Shadows by Genevieve Lloyd

Reviewed by
March 2014, no. 359

From the Enlightenment, according to contemporary critics, came a dream about human progress from which we have awakened. The Enlightenment is commonly presented as an intellectual era when philosophers believed that reason would solve all human problems and provide a solid foundation for morality and politics. But surely we now know better.

Enlightenment Shadows

Enlightenment Shadows

by Genevieve Lloyd

Oxford University Press, $57.95 hb, 191 pp, 9780199669561

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