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History of English thought in the eighteenth century

Author: Leslie Stephen
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962.
Series: Harbinger book, H005-H006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Vol. 1 deals with the philosophy, and more particularly the theology, of the Age of Reason, and centers on the responses made by English thinkers to the challenge set by the new sciences to the Christian cosmology. While natural religion is the author's main concern here, he neglects no important intellectual strain in English religious life, all of which are treated fully and respectfully. Vol. 2 deals with moral  Read more...
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Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904.
History of English thought in the eighteenth century.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World 1962
(OCoLC)741860535
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Stephen
OCLC Number: 372292
Notes: "First published in 1876."
"Harbinger ed."
Description: 2 volumes ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Harbinger book, H005-H006.
Responsibility: Leslie Stephen.

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Vol. 1 deals with the philosophy, and more particularly the theology, of the Age of Reason, and centers on the responses made by English thinkers to the challenge set by the new sciences to the Christian cosmology. While natural religion is the author's main concern here, he neglects no important intellectual strain in English religious life, all of which are treated fully and respectfully. Vol. 2 deals with moral philosophy, political theories, economic thought, and in a final section under the modest title "Characteristics", with general literature, Methodism and nascent Romanticism.

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