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Annelien de Dijn: The Complacent Enlightenment

When:We 27-01-2016 15:00 - 17:00
Where:room Omega

Lecture by Annelien de Dijn (Amsterdam), organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy

Since the 1980s, many Enlightenment historians have been claiming that there is not one Enlightenment but many different Enlightenments, or, a ‘spectrum’ of Enlightenments. In this paper, I would like to add to this debate by making the case for the existence of a ‘complacent’ Enlightenment. With this term, I refer to...(continue reading...)