Tag Archives: Enlightenment

On SAGE Insight: What can Thomas Jefferson’s accounting records tell us about plantation management, slavery, and Enlightenment philosophy in colonial America?

From Accounting History The recent Special Issue of Accounting History focusses on Accounting and the Enlightenment. The term “Age of Enlightenment” generally refers to a period in Western history spanning from the late seventeenth century to the early nineteenth century, during … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The fatwa and the philosophe: Rushdie, Voltaire, and Islam

From The Journal of Commonwealth Literature A huge volume of literature has been written about Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses and the fatwa issued in response to it by the Ayatollah Khomeini. Whilst much literary criticism has recommended that we … Continue reading

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