Beyond Enlightenment: Occultism and Politics in Modern France, Harvey, David Allen (Author)
Название: The Occult in Early Modern Europe ISBN: 0333688147 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780333688144 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 15791 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: This documentary anthology explores the occult in early modern Europe, presenting magic, witchcraft, astrology, alchemy and other occult themes as parts of an intellectually rigorous and scientifically challenging world view, consistently argued in accordance with its given basic principles.
Описание: This is the first study to focus on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in eighteenth-century France. There is also consideration of the ways in which numerous popular writers of the day, including clerics, eulogists, journalists, novelists and lawyers, employed the idea of virtue in polemical discussions in their writings.
Описание: Robert A. Nye places in historical context a medical concept of deviance that developed in France in the last half of the nineteenth century, when medical models of cultural crisis linked thinking about crime, mental illness, prostitution, alcoholism, suicide, and other pathologies to French national decline. Originally published in 1984. The Pri
Описание: Early in 1788, Franz Anton Mesmer arrived in Paris and began to promulgate an exotic theory of healing that almost immediately seized the imagination of the general populace. Robert Darnton`s lively study provides a useful contribution to the study of popular culture and the manner in which ideas are diffused down through various social levels.
Описание: Sharon A. Stanley analyzes cynicism from a political-theoretical perspective, arguing that cynicism isn`t unique to our time and argues instead that the French philosophes reveal the possibility of a democratically hospitable form of cynicism.
Описание: Examining the attitudes toward the education of the lower classes in eighteenth- century France, Harvey Chisick uncovers severe limitations to enlightened social thought. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguishe
Описание: Paulson examines literary, philosophical, and pedagogical writing on blindness in France from the Enlightenment, when philosophical speculation and surgical cures for cataracts demystified the difference between the blind and the sighted, to the nineteenth century, when the literary figure of the blind bard or seer linked blindness with genius, mad
Описание: Historians of the European Jewish experience have long marginalized the intellectual achievement of Jews in England, where it was assumed no seminal figures contributed to the development of modern Jewish thought. This title depicts the challenge of defining a religious identity in the modern age.
Автор: Merrill Название: Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment ISBN: 1107108705 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107108707 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 12989 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The first work to make Hume`s comparison of himself to Socrates the basis of an extended interpretation, this book shows how Hume`s turn to moral and political philosophy is a response to the crisis of radical questioning. It will interest Hume specialists, political theorists, and historians of political philosophy.
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