The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge Essays on the Transvaluation of Values
The Enlightenment is generally painted as a movement of ideas and society lasting from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century, but this book argues that the Enlightenment is an essential component of modernity itself. In the course of the study, Martin Davies offers an original world-view and a critique of some recent interpretations of the Enlightenment.
Introduction: the Enlightenment: a reconception of its fate and value
1. The Enlightenment and the fate of meaning
2. The Enlightenment and the fate of history
3. The Enlightenment and the fate of knowledge