Description - Francois Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality by Siep Stuurman
In exploring Poulain's breakthrough, Stuurman sheds new light on the origins of the Enlightenment, the history of feminism, the emergence of rational Christianity, and the social and political implications of Descartes' philosophy. This work brings to life the men and women of the Radical Enlightenment, who pioneered ideas about equality that would shape humankind to this day.
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(235mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Siep Stuurman
Siep Stuurman is Jean Monnet Chair of European History and European Studies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.