Episode 28 – Writing on Human Skin – Enlightened Despotism, part I, Russia - Justitia - Danmarks første uafhængige juridiske tænketank
The Enlightenment’s emphasis on science, progress, tolerance and rationality attracted not only philosophers — even absolute monarchs dreamt of “Enlightenment Now.” But how do you incorporate the enlightenment’s revelations without undermining the traditions and ideas that legitimate absolute rule in the first place? Fortunately for Europe’s modernizing rulers, some of the continent’s most prominent 18thRead More