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The Sovereignty of Reason

The Defense of Rationality in the Early English Enlightenment

The Sovereignty of Reason( )
Author: Beiser, Frederick C.
Series title:Princeton Legacy Library
ISBN:978-0-691-63042-7
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $122.50
Book Description:

The Sovereignty of Reason is a survey of the rule of faith controversy in seventeenth-century England. It examines the arguments by which reason eventually became the sovereign standard of truth in religion and politics, and how it triumphed over its rivals: Scripture, inspiration, and apostolic tradition. Frederick Beiser argues that the main threat to the authority of reason in seventeenth-century England came not only from dissident groups but chiefly from the Protestant...
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Book Details
Pages:346
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / 18Th Century
History / Europe / Great Britain / Georgian Era (1714-1837)
Philosophy / Movements / Rationalism
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.555 x 0.973 Inches
Book Weight:1.438 Pounds



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