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Carolina: The First Planned Colony

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the political foundation of the Province of Carolina. The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina was the central guiding document for the colony. It not only set forth the system ... More


Prologue: America: A Blank Slate for English Utopianism

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores utopianism as a prominent facet of English settlement in North America, beginning with the quest for freedom of conscience in New England and Maryland. The later colonies of ... More


The Grand Model and Frontier Reality

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the implementation of the Grand Model in the context of frontier realities. The Fundamental Constitutions provided for slavery in Carolina, but it did not envision the emergence ... More


The Carolina Grand Model

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the Grand Model for the Province of Carolina. The term “Grand Model” was sometimes used to refer to the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina. At other times the term was used ... More


The Grand Model and the American City

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the intersection of urban planning and political culture. Traditionalistic political culture, with its roots in Carolina, was influenced in its development by decentralized, ... More


The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Thomas D. Wilson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book demonstrates that early utopian visions for England’s American colonies had a lasting impact. Those early plans not only influenced the future form of American cities, but they shaped the ... More


The Grand Model and the Genesis of Southern Political Culture

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that the social and economic template that emerged in South Carolina in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries evolved into a distinct political culture that spread ... More


Sentimentalism before Hume

Michael L. Frazer

in The Enlightenment of Sympathy: Justice and the Moral Sentiments in the Eighteenth Century and Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390667
eISBN:
9780199866687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390667.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter consists of an overview of the work of the three British philosophers from the first half of the eighteenth century whose work most influenced the later sentimentalists: Francis ... More


Conversing with Pictures: The Periodical and the Polite

Brean S. Hammond

in Professional Imaginative Writing in England, 1670–1740: 'Hackney for Bread'

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112990
eISBN:
9780191670909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112990.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter amplifies the account of the ‘novelization’ of literary culture. It begins by defining ‘the polite’ and considering the ideological work that its various manifestations were required to ... More


Epilogue: Political Culture and the Future of the City

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter offers an analysis of conceptual differences among political cultures rooted in colonial history related to urban design, environmental planning, climate science and other fields where ... More


From Hobbes to Shaftesbury

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers the seventeenth-century reception of Thomas Hobbes, and in particular the question of how he was understood as being both a funny (and dangerous) kind of Stoic and later as a ... More


Sociability

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/9780691178882.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines David Hume's science of man as yielding a science of human sociability, placing his writings in opposition to Thomas Hobbes's theory of human nature and his supervening science ... More


Shaftesbury’s Science of Happiness

Tim Stuart-Buttle

in From Moral Theology to Moral Philosophy: Cicero and Visions of Humanity from Locke to Hume

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835585
eISBN:
9780191880339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835585.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Anthony Ashley Cooper, third Earl of Shaftesbury. It recovers the interpretative importance of Shaftesbury’s profound classicism—in particular, his admiration for the ancient ... More


Genesis of the Frontispiece

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines why Giambattista Vico deleted the Novella letteraria with which he planned to begin the New Science and replaced its pages with the dipintura he commissioned and an explanation ... More


When Science Becomes Literature

Tita Chico

in The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605442
eISBN:
9781503606456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605442.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The eighteenth-century aesthetic theories of Anthony Ashley Cooper, third earl of Shaftesbury, and Francis Hutcheson use scientific tropes, consequently revealing the reciprocity of scientific and ... More


Disinterested Interest: The Human Animal’s Lack of Instinct

Dorothea E. von Mücke

in The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, By (author)ship, and the Public

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172462
eISBN:
9780231539333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172462.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the notion of disinterested interest and relates it to the human animal's lack of instinct. The conceptualization of our ability to take a disinterested interest, which shows ... More


From Fénelon to Hume

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter views a series of philosophical exchanges in the eighteenth century, which showcases the back and forth between plausibly Stoic and Epicurean concerns and arguments. It first takes a ... More


History and the Family

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/9780691178882.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the role of history and the family in debates over human sociability and the foundations of politics, drawing attention to how David Hume was able to revolutionize the use of ... More


Introduction

Tim Stuart-Buttle

in From Moral Theology to Moral Philosophy: Cicero and Visions of Humanity from Locke to Hume

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835585
eISBN:
9780191880339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835585.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter introduces the key themes and questions to be explored in the work. In particular, it discusses the tendency of much recent scholarship on early-modern philosophy to emphasize the ... More


Marvell’s Dread of the Sword

Feisal G. Mohamed

in Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852131
eISBN:
9780191886652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852131.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

For Marvell sovereignty names the brutal core of political order, where a single ruler, or body of rulers, decides on the state of exception. This recognition is visible in the early, middle, and ... More


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