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  • New Republic. 3/1/2012, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p28-32. 5p.
  • A literary criticism of the book "Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750-1790," by Jonathan I. Israel is presented. It outlines the Enlightenment period of history and discusses the work of author Peter Gay and his interpretation of the Enlightenment. The author states that a great deal of praise and criticism can be put on Israel's work, most notably that Israel's book is the most comprehensive ever written about the Enlightenment.
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