Condorcet Articles See More Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 Progress, Guaranteed Condorcet ends his greatest work with the confident assertion that progress cannot be stopped. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 The Unlimited Tenth Epoch Though our author wrote in hiding from a terroristic regime, his saw unlimited potential for human accomplishment. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 The Highs and Lows of Enlightenment Like many of us, Condorcet got a bit carried away with praise for the Enlightenment. Unlike many of us, he tempered it with a dose of realism. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 Modern Philosophy, Modern Liberty Rounding out his history of the Early Modern period, Condorcet explains the linkages between philosophy and politics on both ends of the Atlantic. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 The Rise of Modern States For our author, the print revolution ushered in both an unstoppable flood of progress and the massive, abosolute, bureaucratic central state. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 Modernizing Philosophy Whether rationalists or empiricists, the first modern philosophers gave us all good reasons to doubt the dictates of either kings or priests. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 The Print Revolution No mere whig historian, Condorcet recognized that alongside wonderful, liberty‐maximizing inventions like printing came modern states and global slavery. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 Crusaders, Inventors, and Classicists While Renaissance artists and intellectuals rediscovered, revived, and revered, tinkering inventors drove progress into its next epochal period. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 “Amidst the Universal Darkness” Condorcet surveys the dismal feudal era, but highlights its greatest triumph–the libertarian moment when slavery disappeared across Europe. Condorcet Dec 1st, 1795 The Decline and Fall of Ancient Empiricism Condorcet believed secular sectarianism was the primary cause of ancient philosophy’s decline, but Christian dogmatism sure didn’t help. Condorcet Nov 1st, 1795 The Greek Republic of Letters Condorcet surveys the widely‐distributed, decentralized, yet deeply interconnected ancient Greek ‘Republic of Letters.’ Condorcet Nov 1st, 1795 The Writing Revolution The invention of agriculture was certainly epochal and revolutionary, but writing dramatically sped up the course of progress. Condorcet Oct 1st, 1795 Progress and Perspective Our author covers barbarian hordes and pastoral‐nomadism and we recall that the past is a place historians interpret into existence. Condorcet Sep 1st, 1795 Introducing Philosophical History Condorcet was simultaneously one of the most significant Enlightenment thinkers, proto‐libertarians, and philosophical historians of progress.