is full of wonderful things."--John Dunn, Literary Review
"Mr. Israel's groundbreaking interpretation looks to establish itself as the one to beat."--The Economist
"An enormously impressive piece of shcholarship. The breadth and depth of the author's reading are breathtaking and Enlightenment Contested
is set to become the definitive work for philosophers as well as historians on this extraordinary period."--Keith Richmond, Tribune
About the Author
is Professor of Modern European History, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.