Enlightened conflict investigates the a number of and intricate interactions among war and Enlightenment proposal. even if the Enlightenment is frequently pointed out with the beliefs of growth, everlasting peace, cause, and self-determination, Enlightenment discourse opened up in the course of a interval of lengthy ecu battle from the Seven Years' struggle to the Napoleonic conquest of Europe. The essays during this quantity discover the palpable impact of struggle on eighteenth-century concept and argue for an ideological affinity between warfare, Enlightenment inspiration, and its legacy. The essays are interdisciplinary, attractive with historical past, paintings heritage, philosophy, army concept, gender experiences, and literature and with ancient occasions and cultural contexts from the early Enlightenment via German Classicism and Romanticism. the amount enriches our knowing of struggle within the eighteenth century and indicates how theories and practices of battle impacted strategies of subjectivity, nationwide id, gender, and artwork. It additionally sheds mild at the modern dialogue of the legitimacy of violence by way of juxtaposing theories of battle, options of revolution, and human rights discourses. members: Johannes Birgfeld, David Colclasure, Sara Eigen Figal, Ute Frevert, Wolf Kittler, Elisabeth Krimmer, Waltraud Maierhofer, Arndt Niebisch, Felix Saure, Galili Shahar, Patricia Anne Simpson, Inge Stephan.

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