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Philosophical dialogue in the British Enlightenment

theology, aesthetics, and the novel

by Michael Prince

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Philosophy, British -- 18th century.,
    • Aesthetics, British -- 18th century.,
    • Enlightenment -- Great Britain.,
    • Philosophy in literature.,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-276) and index.

      StatementMichael Prince.
      SeriesCambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought ;, 31
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR858.P45 P75 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805652M
      ISBN 100521550629
      LC Control Number95042217

        'Have the courage to use your own understanding,' is therefore the motto of the enlightenment. –Immanuel Kant. The Orrery by Joseph Wright of Derby (). As for so many other areas of thought, the Enlightenment marks, if not exactly the origins of philosophy of history, at any rate of a characteristically modern approach to it. The Enlightenment is an authoritative anthology of the key political writings from 'one of the best and most hopeful episodes in the life of mankind'. The texts are supported by a lucid introduction exploring their moral, philosophical, political and economic background, enabling the student to grasp both the context and the essence of each argument.5/5(1).

      Learn age of enlightenment with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of age of enlightenment flashcards on Quizlet. there is no doubt that it is true of the philosophical dialogue. No one who had access to Plato’s works could have escaped his influence; even in the dark centuries his indirect influence can be seen. A book on the philosophical dialogue is thus inevitably also a book on the founder and greatest master of the genre.

      The book of Enlightenment introduces the dark power known as the Demiurge, as represented by Yaldabaoth and Jehovah-Yahweh, and reveals details concerning the rebellion of Shaemdiel (Lucifer), the Chief Arch-Angel of the Elohim. Other significant themes include the First War in Heaven, the mystery of The One, and the world of the First Power.   The final chapter is on the "enemies" of Enlightenment, and continues the polemic first raised in Pagden's equally broad-brush book Worlds At War: The 2, Year Struggle Between East and West. He.


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