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Locke and Cartesian Philosophy

Philippe Hamou and Martine Pécharman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198815037
eISBN:
9780191852855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is a collection of twelve critical essays, by leading French and Anglo-American scholars on Locke’s relation to Descartes and to Cartesian Philosophers, such as Malebranche, Clauberg, ... More


The State without Sovereignty

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how David Hume developed a thoroughly anti-Hobbesian theory of politics, culminating in a theory of the state without sovereignty. Hume does not explain political obligation in ... More


‘The Sport of <i>Bishop-Hunting</i>’: Marvell and the neo-Laudians

Martin Dzelzainis

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the narratives and counter-narratives about the Civil War that developed after the Restoration. The most contested figure in these narratives was Archbishop William Laud, ... More


Locke and Hutcheson: Indians, Vagabonds and Drones

Laura Brace

in The Politics of Slavery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on Locke, and on the question of how we give slavery a history and think about it as a political relation. It investigates the colonial reading of Locke, his personal involvement ... More


Philosophy-lectures or the Sermon on the Mount: Samuel Clarke and the Trinity

Robert G. Ingram

in Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526126948
eISBN:
9781526136244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126948.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter concerns God’s nature. It focuses especially on the Christological debates between Daniel Waterland and his era’s most influential Christologically heterodox polemical divine, Samuel ... More


‘A Defect in the Mind’: Cognitive Ableism in Swift’s <i>Gulliver’s Travels</i>

D. Christopher Gabbard

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

While John Locke’s impact on Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, an eighteenth-century satire, is a well-worn topic of scholarly discussion, Gulliver as the butt of a satire concerning an important ... More


Sensationalism and the Construction of Intellectual Disability

Tim Stainton

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries saw the emergence of sensationalism as a counter to the prevailing idea that human knowledge was innate, pre-determined within us, only to emerge ... More


The Novel of Sensibility in the 1780s

Caroline Franklin

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter studies the novels of sensibility in the 1780s. The philosophy of John Locke, Anthony Ashley Cooper, third Earl of Shaftesbury, Adam Smith, and Francis Hutcheson had influenced the first ... More


Non-Fictional Discourses and the Novel

John Richetti

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 1: Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199580033
eISBN:
9780191869730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199580033.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the connections between non-fictional discourses, such as periodicals and philosophy, and the development of the novel. While veracity in narrative still mattered to ... More


Windows and Ladders

Sarah Anne Carter

in Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the intellectual and cultural history of the continental theories and theorists that led to the development of object lessons. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi and his followers ... More


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