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Perceptual Awareness Through Touch

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explains how Reid arrives at his appeal to suggestion by an argument from elimination. It then discusses his application of his theory of suggestion to tactile perception. Reid claims ... More


Adamantios Korais as language reformer

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the linguistic theory and practice of the chief proponent of language reform at the time, Adamantios Korais (1748-1833). The origins of Korais' linguistic theory are traced to ... More


The Invention of National Languages

Otto Dann

in Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the second half of the eighteenth century, a qualified kind of ethnogenesis can be observed among the educated classes of the Western world. In the course of their social emancipation a new ... More


Idea, Image, and Copy

David P. Kinloch

in The Thought and Art of Joseph Joubert (1754–1824)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151838
eISBN:
9780191672859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151838.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores how the discovery in Renaissance Neoplatonism of ideas allowed Joseph Joubert to pursue these ideas, particularly those relating to the relationship between idea, image, and ... More


The History of ‘Nuances’: Imitation in the Eighteenth Century

Edward Nye

in Literary and Linguistic Theories in Eighteenth-Century France: From Nuances to Impertinence

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160120
eISBN:
9780191673788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160120.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the term ‘nuances’. The composite meaning ‘nuances’ is a measure of 18th-century anxiety with an old idea. It covers all kinds of imitation, from the naturalistic imitation of ... More


Condillac's Idea of ‘Nature’

Edward Nye

in Literary and Linguistic Theories in Eighteenth-Century France: From Nuances to Impertinence

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160120
eISBN:
9780191673788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160120.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

Condillac is rarely given the credit he deserves for the range of his interests, with the result that his recurring subject of inquiry is often overlooked. Condillac finds that an unavoidable issue ... More


beyond Hume and Wolff

Udo Thiel

in The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199542499
eISBN:
9780191730917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542499.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Conclusion outlines the general themes and development that characterize eighteenth-century debates about self-consciousness and personal identity after Hume, Wolff and his followers and critics ... More


Systems of Philosophy

John W. Yolton

in LOCKE AND FRENCH MATERIALISM

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242741
eISBN:
9780191680557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242741.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The question of possible interaction between a soul and its body was not so easily resolved, but, especially at a time in France when occasionalism was once again in the ascendancy, physical ... More


The Enlightenment: From Hobbes to Condillac

in The Scenic Imagination: Originary Thinking from Hobbes to the Present Day

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757003
eISBN:
9780804779586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757003.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

During the Enlightenment, the imagined scene of representation was first used as a means to understand human institutions, particularly language. The origin of language(s) was the subject of numerous ... More


Alternative Anthropologies: Vico and Herder

in The Scenic Imagination: Originary Thinking from Hobbes to the Present Day

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757003
eISBN:
9780804779586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757003.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Giambattista Vico (1668–1744) offers a historically unique insight into the generative relationship between the sacred, language, and human order. He argues that language is a product of mimesis, ... More


Introduction

in The Rhetoric of Error from Locke to Kleist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770170
eISBN:
9780804775090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770170.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book investigates the rhetoric of error by focusing on canonical texts drawn primarily from the literary, philosophical, and aesthetic writings of Britain and Germany in the eighteenth century, ... More


The Project of Enlightenment (Master Systems)

Clifford Siskin

in System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035316
eISBN:
9780262336345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035316.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter offers a new take on the history of science by detailing how the turn from Scholasticism in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries took the form of a gradual turn to system as the ... More


The Emergence of Mind

Jonathan Sheehan and Dror Wahrman

in Invisible Hands: Self-Organization in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226752051
eISBN:
9780226233741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233741.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For the first time in the eighteenth century, mind itselfbecame of urgent interest. Mind could not be taken as something merely given or foundational to human beings. Rather, as the sensationalist ... More


Attentive Statues

Ellen Lockhart

in Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520284432
eISBN:
9780520960060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284432.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 1 examines the Milanese pantomimes of Gasparo Angiolini, in particular his ballet on the theme of Condillac’s statue, La vendetta spiritosa (Milan, 1781; revived as La vendetta ingegnosa, o ... More


Walking the Property:: Ownership, Space, and the Body in Motion in Edgar Huntly

Chad Luck

in The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter uncovers in Charles Brockden Brown’s gothic frontier novel a sophisticated engagement with eighteenth-century sensational psychologists, including Locke, Hume, and Condillac. The ... 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 Nature of Soul, or Is It Just Nature?

Stanley Finger

in Franz Joseph Gall: Naturalist of the Mind, Visionary of the Brain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190464622
eISBN:
9780190464646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464622.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Gall wanted to develop a science based on what could be observed and felt—one devoid of metaphysics. Unlike Descartes, whose separation of the soul and the physical body was still very influential, ... More


Conclusion

Martin Lenz

in Socializing Minds: Intersubjectivity in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197613146
eISBN:
9780197613177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613146.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

What are the crucial alterations in the common picture of early modern philosophy of mind that this study leaves us with? Even if early modern authors often seem to consider mental states as arising ... More


Epistemological Empiricisms

Barry Allen

in Empiricisms: Experience and Experiment from Antiquity to the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508930
eISBN:
9780197508961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508930.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The chapter considers the rise of modern epistemological empiricism, from Gassendi and Locke to Spencer and the positivists. The chapter studies empirical philosophy in France (Condillac, Diderot, La ... More


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