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Condorcet and Modernity David Williams

Condorcet and Modernity

David Williams

Published August 14th 2007
ISBN : 9780521044646
Paperback
320 pages
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David Williams explores the complex links between Condorcet as visionary ideologist and pragmatic legislator, and between his concept of modernity and the management of change. The Marquis de Condorcet was one of the few Enlightenment thinkers toMoreDavid Williams explores the complex links between Condorcet as visionary ideologist and pragmatic legislator, and between his concept of modernity and the management of change. The Marquis de Condorcet was one of the few Enlightenment thinkers to witness and participate in the French Revolution. Based on an extensive array of printed and original manuscript sources, Williams analysis of Condorcets politics will be a major contribution to Enlightenment studies.