The use of censorship in the Enlightenment /

Intends to study the role censorship played in the intellectual culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, how it was implemented, and how it affected the development philosophy and literary writing. This title includes a section that studies how Enlightenment thinkers were submitted to ce...

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Other Authors: Lærke, Mogens, 1971-
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series:Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 175.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; Introduction (Mogens Lærke); Part One Censoring the Enlightenment; Suppress or refute? Reactions to Spinoza in Germany around 1700 (Manfred Walther); Pierre Bayle and censorship (Hubert Bost); French royal censorship and the battle to suppress the Encyclopédie of Diderot and D'Alembert, 1751-1759 (Jonathan Israel); Part Two Institutions and Practices of Censorship; Between lies and real books:The breakdown of censorship and the modes of printed discourse during the English CivilWar (Tue Andersen Nexø).
  • Censorship of philosophy in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic (Wiep van Bunge)Part Three Enlightenment Reflections on Censorship; Diderot and the publicizing of censorship (Colas Duflo); Toland and the censorship of atheism (Tristan Dagron); G.W. Leibniz: Moderation and censorship (Mogens Lærke); Bibliography; Index.