Jonathan I. Israel





Jonathan Irvine Israel (born 26 January 1946, London) is a British writer on Dutch history, the Age of Enlightenment and European Jewry. Israel was appointed the Modern European History Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. in January 2001. He was previously Professor of Dutch History and Institutions at the University of London. He is one of the world's leading historians of the Enlightenment. Continue Reading »



Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750
Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752
Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights 1750-1790
Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre
A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy
Theological-Political Treatise


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