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Introducing The Enlightenment (edition 2000)
Introducing The Enlightenment by Lloyd Spencer
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The Enlightenment of the 18th century was a crucial time in human history - a vast moral, scientific and political movement, the work of intellectuals across Europe and the New World, who began to free themselves from despotism, bigotry and superstition and tried to change the world. Introducing the Enlightenment is the essential guide to the giants of the Enlightenment-Adam Smith, Samuel Johnson, Immanuel Kant, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson.Text and comic-style illustrations introduce the Enlightenment, also discussing the writings of Diderot, Voltaire, Rousseau, and other Western thinkers of the eighteenth century.
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