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Ralph Lerner

Ralph Lerner is the Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus in the College and professor emeritus in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He is the author, most recently, of Naïve Readings: Reveilles Political and Philosophic (University of Chicago Press).

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Rereading the Enlightenment
By: Ralph Lerner
Posted: May 1, 2017
This article appeared in: Vol. XVII, Number 2, Spring 2017

The American enlightenment was the emergence of a new thought, one with a profoundly unsettling legacy.