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Moral Rationalism, Realism, and the Emotions

Christopher Peacocke

in The Realm of Reason

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270729
eISBN:
9780191600944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270724.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The penultimate chapter of The Realm of Reason discusses the relation between the author's moral rationalism and a thorough moral realism and the question of whether a moral rationalist can hold that ... More


‘An Exemplar of Candid and Sincere Christianity’: Greatrakes’ Mission to England, 1666

Peter Elmer

in The Miraculous Conformist: Valentine Greatrakes, the Body Politic, and the Politics of Healing in Restoration Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663965
eISBN:
9780191745379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663965.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter recounts what happened when Greatrakes opted to visit England in 1666, a year in which all manner of wonders was widely expected. In particular, it provides a detailed analysis of those ... More


Healing, Witchcraft, and the Body Politic in Restoration Britain

Peter Elmer

in The Miraculous Conformist: Valentine Greatrakes, the Body Politic, and the Politics of Healing in Restoration Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663965
eISBN:
9780191745379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663965.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter extends the analysis of Greatrakes cures to include discussion of his own peculiar explanation for the success of his cures, which he construed as a form of exorcism. Greatrakes, as ... More


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