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Philo of Stockholm

The Unrequited Love of Rabbi Marcus Ehrenpreis

Göran Rosenberg

occurred in the conservative study houses’. 2 Although this certainly was a generation with strong enlightening ambitions for Judaism, it was also a generation to which the shortcomings and failures of the earlier Jewish enlightenment, the Haskala, had

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The Will of the People?

Carl Schmitt and Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Key Question in Democratic Theory

Samuel Salzborn

representational government ideas of the Enlightenment and liberalism ( Kersting 2003 ; Wokler 1995 ); Rousseau clearly recognized the dilemma of representation and the associated theoretical problems it presents in terms of legitimizing democracy, and tried to

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A Critique of Liberal Universalism

The Concept of Secular Philosophical Grounding

Jaan S. Islam

Following the Enlightenment and the post-Enlightenment period, in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries the dawn of a new philosophy came into existence. Unlike the Enlightenment, which lacked the knowledge or experiences of the globalised

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Experiences of Time in the Ibero-American World, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Javier Fernández-Sebastián and Fabio Wasserman

Western Enlightenment, played a decisive role in the process of independence and constitution of Brazil as a nation in the 1820s. The work clearly shows that José Bonifácio successively employs the “same” concept of political regeneration in two opposite

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Manufacturing Labor Discipline

Apprenticeship, Asymmetrical Knowledge, and Large-Scale Production in Britain and France, 1750–1820

Leonard N. Rosenband

“Industrial Enlightenment.” Jan de Vries made the phrase industrious revolution central in the debates about early industrialization. He claimed that worker families during the period 1650–1800 chose to spend more days at work and labor longer hours, often

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Belonging to Spontaneous Order

Hayek, Pluralism, Democracy

Stephanie Erev

understood in a general way to oppose Enlightenment visions of human mastery and the universalism toward which such visions tend. In this opposition to Enlightenment mastery, romanticism has the potential to inspire a more democratic pluralist politics in two

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“Amazing Rapidity”

Time, Public Credit, and David Hume's Political Discourses

Edward Jones Corredera

credit, not by establishing a durable peace but by harnessing the white water of free trade as a hydraulic political force to power progress and maintain peace. 6 Hume's response belonged to a transnational Enlightenment tradition that sought to counter

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Ana Kolarić

, enlightenment, feminism, and nationalism. She sees these topics as connecting the dots between the public sphere (Jürgen Habermas) 13 and women's/feminist counterpublic sphere or subaltern counterpublics (Nancy Fraser): 14 every examination of (gender

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Concepts of Emotions in Indian Languages

Margrit Pernau

emotion concepts. To take it beyond its European and post-Enlightenment moorings, however, three problems need to be addressed. The first concerns the exclusive role accorded to language in this model, what the medieval historian Barbara Rosenwein has

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The New Nationalism?

Antecedents of the Alternative for Germany's Islamfeindlichkeit

J Sterphone

nationhood as rooted in a hybridized Christian and Enlightenment tradition that values feminism, 12 liberal institutions, democracy, and a notion of Christian cultural heritage, all of which are constructed as antithetical to Islam. The