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Research Seminar with Jonathan Israel: ‘The American and French Revolution Compared’

Research Seminar with Jonathan Israel: ‘The American and French Revolution Compared’

Jonathan Israel has recently published "The Expanding Blaze" where he investigates the intricate relation of the American Revolution to the Enlightenment tradition - and analyzes the international repercussions of that revolution.

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04.10.2017 kl. 16.30 - 18.15

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Jonathan Israel’s work is concerned with European and European colonial history from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century. His recent work focuses on the impact of radical thought (especially Spinoza, Bayle, Diderot, and the eighteenth-century French materialists) on the Enlightenment and on the emergence of modern ideas of democracy, equality, toleration, freedom of the press, and individual freedom.

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Humanomics Research Centre

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Aalborg Universitet, A.C.Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 København SV. Room: ACM15 3.084A

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