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Brains and numbers : elitism, comtism, and democracy in mid-victorian England

Author: Christopher Kent
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1978.
Series: Heritage.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This perceptive study of the English academic scene traces the emergence of Comtism in the university community and examines its expression in the ideas of Frederic Harrison and John Morley.
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Kent, Christopher.
Brains and Numbers : Elitism, Comtism, and Democracy in Mid-Victorian England.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1978
Named Person: Auguste Comte; John Morley; Frederic Harrison; Auguste Comte; Frederic Harrison; John Morley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Kent
ISBN: 9781487589196 1487589190
OCLC Number: 1006403835
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages).
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""PART ONE: Academic Radicals: 1840-68""; ""1 Elitism, the Clerisy, and University Reform at Oxford""; ""2 Seeking the Nation: 1848-67""; ""3 The Alliance of Brains and Numbers""; ""PART TWO: Comte in an English Setting""; ""4 From Oxford to Comte""; ""5 The Search for the Proletariat""; ""6 Rhetoric and Respectability""; ""PART THREE: Politics and the Intellectual: John Morley and Frederic Harrison""; ""7 The Vocation of the Intellectual""; ""8 The Retreat into Politics: John Morley""; ""9 The Retreat from Politics: Frederic Harrison"" ""Epilogue: Innocence and Experience""""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Series Title: Heritage.
Responsibility: Christopher Kent.

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This perceptive study of the English academic scene traces the emergence of Comtism in the university community and examines its expression in the ideas of Frederic Harrison and John Morley.

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