Print, Public Opinion And Enlightenment In 18th-Century Europe HIST5047

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

This course focuses on the Enlightenment in a comparative European context. Particular emphasis will be placed on France, Scotland, the Netherlands and German-speaking central Europe, with scope for additional comparisons across Scandinavia and the north-Italian territories. It will concentrate on the period from the publication of Locke's main works, through to the French revolution and its repercussions all over Europe.


10 x 2 hours

Requirements of Entry

Standard entry to Masters at College level.

Excluded Courses





1 seminar presentation (30%)

1 x 3000-word essay (70%)

Main Assessment In: April/May