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Animal Spirits and Living Fibres

Ann Thomson

in Bodies of Thought: Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236190
eISBN:
9780191717161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236190.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

A study of the aspects of 17th‐century medicine and physiological research which could be used by those who wished to dispense with the immaterial soul, in particular conceptions of active matter ... More


Religious Moralists

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter is chiefly devoted to Pierre Nicole and François Lamy, both to a certain extent followers of Descartes, though Jacques Esprit, a sometime collaborator of La Rochefoucauld’s, is also ... More


Forms of Self-Knowledge

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Self-knowledge’ in early modern writers is not simply psychological or introspective awareness of self: it can also involve apprehending oneself in terms of a conception of human nature and of human ... More


The Ralliement (1890–1898)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The failure of Boulangism, coupled with fear of socialism and radical republicanism, persuaded the Pope to order monarchists to defend property and religion within the Republic. Monarchists who had ... More


Natural Philosophy and the Cultivation of Taste

Alexander Wragge-Morley

in Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680729
eISBN:
9780226681054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226681054.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the stylistic qualities of the verbal descriptions written by key members of the early Royal Society. It argues that those descriptions were intended to produce pleasurable ... More


New Mexican Catholicism in Transition

Brett Hendrickson

in The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó: America's Miraculous Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479815500
eISBN:
9781479870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Soon after the Santuario’s construction was completed in 1816, Spain was defeated in Mexico’s war for independence (1821). In 1847 the regime once again changed, with the arrival and takeover by the ... More


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