Photo: Robert Goddyn
United Kingdom, 1946
Enlightenment historian

Jonathan Israel

Jonathan Israel is a historian. He was Professor of Dutch History at University College London and has been Professor of Modern European History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Among Israel’s works are The Dutch Republic (1995), Radical Enlightenment (2001), Enlightenment Contested (2006) and Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights 1750-1790 (2011).

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 50. Europees humanisme in fragmenten

Grammatica van een ongesproken taal

Speaker at


Nexus Conference 2008

Identity Please!

14 June 2008 09.30 - 18.00 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam