What is Counter-Enlightenment?

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Darrin M. McMahon;
  • Publisher: Utrecht University Library Open Access Journals (Publishing Services)
  • Journal: International Journal for History (issn: 2213-0624)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18352/hcm.508, doi: 10.18352/hcm.508/
  • Subject: Counter-Enlightenment, Enlightenment, religious enlightenment, Right | General Works | A

This article counters recent suggestions that there was no such thing as a “Counter-Enlightenment” or “Counter-Enlightenments,” and that such terms ought thus to be abandoned.   While acknowledging inevitable difficulties with the terms, the article argues that there ca... View more
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