Will the real Enlightenment historian please stand up? Catharine Macaulay versus David Hume

In Stephen Buckle Craig Taylor (ed.), Hume and the Enlightenment. Pickering & Chatto (2011)
Argues that on an interpretation of the Enlightenment which emphasises its radical potential and importance for the development of democracy Catharine Macaulay should be recognised as a more centrally Enlightenment historian than David Hume.
Keywords democratic theory  David Hume  Catharine Macaulay
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