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History and human nature : a philosophical review of European philosophy and culture, 1750-1850 / Robert C. Solomon.


1st ed.. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1979] .
ISBN 9780151405473, 0151405476

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Subjects Civilization.
Europa.
Europe -- Civilisation.
Europe -- Civilization.
Europe.
Philosophie -- 18e siècle.
Philosophie -- 19e siècle.
Philosophie.
Philosophy, European -- History.
Philosophy, European.
Description xviii, 413 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Enlightenment in France and the rise of the bourgeoisie -- The double-edged sword: Voltaire -- Paranoia to politics: Rousseau -- Warning signs: Hume and Sade -- In the name of humanity: the French Revolution -- The Enlightenment in Germany: Kant's transcendental revolution -- The poetry of self-realization: Goethe and his Faust -- "The finest man since Caesar": Napoleon and revolutionary despotism -- The good, the beautiful and the ugly: David and Goya -- The romance of classicism: the phantom of the ancients -- The universal in action: G.W.F. Hegel -- The highest wisdom, the purest speech: Beethoven -- The classic/romanticism game: Ingres and Delacroix -- Dull times: the romantic reaction -- From poetry to revolution: the young Marx -- The singular universal: Søren Kierkegaard -- Concluding post-Enlightenment subscript: the problem of "humanity" and the "end of man."
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5240349
(OCoLC)ocm05240349
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WorldCat Identities Solomon, Robert C.
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