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    Jonathan I. Israel (2001). Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity, 1650-1750. Oxford University Press.
    In the wake of the Scientific Revolution, the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries saw the complete demolition of traditional structures of authority, scientific thought, and belief by the new philosophy and the philosophes, including Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau. The Radical Enlightenment played a part in this revolutionary process, which effectively overthrew all justification for monarchy, aristocracy, and ecclesiastical power, as well as man's dominance over woman, theological dominance of education, and slavery. Despite the present day interest in the revolutions of (...)
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    Jonathan I. Israel (2006/2008). Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man, 1670-1752. Oxford University Press.
    The first major reassessment of the Western Enlightenment for a generation. Continuing the story he began in Radical Enlightenment, Jonathan Israel now focuses on the first half of the eighteenth century. He traces to their roots the core principles of Western modernity: the primacy of reason, democracy, racial equality, feminism, religious toleration, sexual emancipation, and freedom of expression.
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    Jonathan I. Israel (2011). Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights 1750-1790. Oxford University Press.
    That the Enlightenment shaped modernity is uncontested. Yet remarkably few historians or philosophers have attempted to trace the process of ideas from the political and social turmoil of the late eighteenth century to the present day. This is precisely what Jonathan Israel now does. In Democratic Enlightenment , Israel demonstrates that the Enlightenment was an essentially revolutionary process, driven by philosophical debate. The American Revolution and its concerns certainly acted as a major factor in the intellectual ferment that shaped the (...)
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  4. Jeffrey I. Israel (2012). Why Portnoy's Complaint Matters. Social Research: An International Quarterly 79 (1):247-270.
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    Jonathan Irvine Israel (2006). Enlightenment! Which Enlightenment? Journal of the History of Ideas 67 (3):523-545.
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  6. Jonathan Israel (2013). The Battle Over Confucius and Classical Chinese Philosophy in European Early Enlightenment Thought (1670−1730). Frontiers of Philosophy in China 8 (2):183-198.
     
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  7. Jonathan I. Israel (2006). Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752. Oxford University Press Uk.
    Jonathan Israel presents the first major reassessment of the Western Enlightenment for a generation. Continuing the story he began in the best-selling Radical Enlightenment, and now focusing his attention on the first half of the eighteenth century, he returns to the original sources to offer a groundbreaking new perspective on the nature and development of the most important currents in modern thought. Israel traces many of the core principles of Western modernity to their roots in the social, political, and philosophical (...)
     
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    J. Israel (1981). Cultural Relativism and the Logic of Language. Diogenes 29 (113-114):107-126.
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  9. Joachim Israel, Henri Tajfel & Robert A. Levine (1974). The Context of Social Psychology. Philosophy and Rhetoric 7 (2):98-101.
     
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    Lorraine Daston, Anthony Grafton, Jonathan Israel & Donald R. Kelley (2004). Historians Look at the New Histories of Philosophy. Teaching New Histories of Philosophy:361-388.
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    Jonathan Israel (2004). The Intellectual Origins of Modern Democratic Republicanism (1660–1720). European Journal of Political Theory 3 (1):7-36.
    Arguably, the tradition of democratic republican theory which arose in the Dutch Republic in the years around 1660 in the writings of Johan and Pieter de la Court, Franciscus van den Enden and Spinoza played a decisively important role in the development of modern democratic political theory. The tradition did not end with Spinoza but continued to develop in the United Provinces and–in the work of Bernard Mandeville, who seemingly belongs more to the Dutch than the British republican tradition–in London, (...)
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    Jonathan Israel (2014). Grotius and the Rise of Christian ‘Radical Enlightenment’. Grotiana 35 (1):19-31.
    _ Source: _Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 19 - 31 Grotius has often been cited as a crucial link between the ‘Erasmian tradition’ of the Renaissance and Reformation era and the Enlightenment. But there is perhaps a case for identifying him more specifically with the roots of the ‘Radical Enlightenment’. This was partly because of his widely-suspected and commented on tendency towards Socinianism. But it was also due to the uses to which he put his highly sophisticated humanist philology. During (...)
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    Jonathan Israel (2015). Review of Peter de Bolla,The Architecture of ConceptsPeter de Bolla,The Architecture of Concepts, Bronx: Fordham University Press, 2013. 308 Pp. [REVIEW] Critical Inquiry 41 (3):709-710.
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    Jonathan Israel (2008). The History Man. The Philosophers' Magazine 43 (43):78-82.
    I’m one of the biggest enemies of analytical philosophy there are. I think it’s a complete waste of time. I think it’s even a contradiction in terms to imagine that there can be a real philosophy which answers to basic universal human questions and values, which is not historically based. It’s an idea that doesn’t make sense, even if some people hold it.
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    Jonathan Israel (2014). “Radical Enlightenment” – Peripheral, Substantial, or the Main Face of the Trans-Atlantic Enlightenment (1650-1850). Diametros 40:73-98.
    “Radical Enlightenment” and “moderate Enlightenment” are general categories which, it has become evident in recent decades, are unavoidable and essential for any valid discussion of the Enlightenment broadly conceived (1650-1850) and of the revolutionary era (1775-1848). Any discussion of the Enlightenment or revolutions that does not revolve around these general categories, first introduced in Germany in the 1920s and taken up in the United States since the 1970s, cannot have any validity or depth either historically or philosophically. “Radical Enlightenment” was (...)
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    David S. Katz, Jonathan I. Israel & Richard H. Popkin (eds.) (1990). Sceptics, Millenarians, and Jews. E.J. Brill.
    The essays in this volume are a contribution to this process of reappraisal, focusing specifically on the phenomena of scepticism and millenarianism, especially ...
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    Jonathan Israel (2015). Leo Strauss and the Radical Enlightenment. In Winfried Schröder (ed.), Reading Between the Lines - Leo Strauss and the History of Early Modern Philosophy. De Gruyter 9-28.
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    Jonathan I. Israel (2008). Dr. Cornelius Bontekoe's View on Spinoza. Studia Spinozana: An International and Interdisciplinary Series 16:221-244.
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  19. Joachim Israel (1979). The Language of Dialectics and the Dialectics of Language. Humanities Press.
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    Jonathan Israel (2004). Philosophy, History of Philosophy, and l'Histoire de l'Esprit Humain. Teaching New Histories of Philosophy:329-344.
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    Jonathan Israel (2002). Review of Etienne Bonnot de Condillac, Essay on the Origin of Human Knowledge, Translated and Edited by Hans Aarsleff. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2002 (5).
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    Jonathan I. Israel (1995). Spinoza, King Solomon, and Frederik van Leenhof's Spinozistic Republicanism. Studia Spinozana: An International and Interdisciplinary Series 11:303-318.
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    Jonathan Israel (2007). Spinoza as an Expounder, Critic, and 'Reformer' of Descartes. Intellectual History Review 17 (1):59-78.
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    Jerry Israel (2001). Scratches on Our Minds Revisited: Chinese Influences on the Shaping of American Images. Chinese Studies in History 34 (3):5-9.
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    Jonathan Israel (2004). What Are Enlightenments? Journal of the History of Ideas 64 (3):421-43.
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  26. Jeffrey A. Bernstein, Maura Jane Farrelly, Robert Faulkner, Matthew Holbreich, Jonathan Israel, Peter McNamara, Carla Mulford, Vincent Philip Muñoz, Danilo Petranovich, Eran Shalev & Aristide Tessitore (2013). Resistance to Tyrants, Obedience to God: Reason, Religion, and Republicanism at the American Founding. Lexington Books.
    This volume, with contributions from scholars in political science, literature, and philosophy, examines the mutual influence of reason and religion at the time of the American Founding.
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  27. John Israel (1981). An Introduction to Liu Cho-Ch'ang's "The Democratic Thought of Thomas Jefferson". Chinese Studies in History 14 (3):3-6.
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  28. Jonathan Israel (2009). Bodies of Thought. Science, Religion and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment. Intellectual History Review 19 (1):141-142.
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  29. Jonathan I. Israel (1990). Dutch Sephardi Jewry, Millenarian Politics, and the Struggle for Brazil (1640–1654). In David S. Katz, Jonathan I. Israel & Richard H. Popkin (eds.), Sceptics, Millenarians, and Jews. E.J. Brill 76--97.
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  30. Jonathan I. Israel (2008). Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752. OUP Oxford.
    In this magisterial survey of the Enlightenment, Jonathan Israel returns to the primary texts to offer a major new reinterpretation of the nature and development of the important currents in philosophical thinking, arguing that supposed national enlightenments are of less significance than the rift between conservative and radical thought.
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  31. Jonathan Israel (2014). La querelle sur Confucius dans les Lumières européennes. Rue Descartes 81 (2):64.
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  32. Jonathan I. Israel (2001). Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750. OUP Oxford.
    The Radical Enlightenment was a revolutionary set of ideas which helped lay the foundations of the modern world on the basis of equality, democracy, secular values, and universality. This controversial and original study by the internationally renowned cultural historian Jonathan I. Israel shows how Spinoza and his thought set the intellectual current towards the intellectual and political revolutions of the later eighteenth century.
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  33. Joachim Israel (2002). Remarks on Marxism and the Philosophy of Langauge. In G. N. Kitching & Nigel Pleasants (eds.), Marx and Wittgenstein: Knowledge, Morality and Politics. Routledge 35--213.
  34. Jonathan Israel & Michael Silverthorne (eds.) (2007). Spinoza: Theological-Political Treatise. Cambridge University Press.
    Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters. He argues that free enquiry is not only consistent with the security and prosperity of a state but actually essential to them, and that such freedom flourishes best in a democratic and republican state in which individuals are (...)
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  35. Jonathan Israel & Michael Silverthorne (eds.) (2012). Spinoza: Theological-Political Treatise. Cambridge University Press.
    Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters. He argues that free enquiry is not only consistent with the security and prosperity of a state but actually essential to them, and that such freedom flourishes best in a democratic and republican state in which individuals are (...)
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  36. Jonathan Israel (2010). The Early Dutch and German Reaction to the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus: Foreshadowing the Enlightenment's More General Spinoza Reception? In Yitzhak Y. Melamed & Michael A. Rosenthal (eds.), Spinoza's 'Theological-Political Treatise': A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press
     
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  37. Jonathan Israel (2011). The Philosophical Context of Hermann Samuel Reimarus' Radical Bible Criticism. In Martin Mulsow (ed.), Between Philology and Radical Enlightenment: Hermann Samuel Reimarus (1694-1768). Brill
     
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