Debating the French Revolution
Lecture no. 10 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
As the greatest political event of the 18th century, the French Revolution inspired political thinkers around the world. In the first of three lectures tracing the uprising’s philosophical impact, delve into the liberal, conservative, and proto-progressive arguments made during “the battle of the pamphlets”—the first intellectual feud over the meaning of the Revolution.