This Collection Of Essays Is Addressed To The Legacy Of Enlightenment Thought, With Respect To Eighteenth Century Notions Of Human Nature, Human Rights, Representative Democracy Or The Nation State, And With Regard To The Barbarism, Including The Holocaust, Allegedly Unleashed By Eighteenth Century Ideals Of Civilization Each Author Offers An Interpretation Of Modern Or Postmodern Philosophy Against The Background Of A So Called Enlightenment Project, Envisaged As The Conceptual Ghost That Haunts Modernity.
Norman Geras is Professor Emeritus of Government at the University of Manchester In a long academic career, he has contributed substantially to the analysis of the works of Karl Marx, particularly in his book Marx and Human Nature and the article The Controversy About Marx and Justice, which remains a standard work on the issue.
- 250 pages
- The Enlightenment and Modernity
- Norman Geras
- 21 May 2019 Norman Geras