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Hutton, Sarah 1948-

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Works: 56 works in 235 publications in 2 languages and 5,141 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  History  Bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR127, 192
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Publications about Sarah Hutton
Publications by Sarah Hutton
Most widely held works by Sarah Hutton
Platonism and the English imagination ( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Source texts include Plato's Dialogues, and the writings of Neoplatonists and the early Christians who were largely responsible for assimilating Platonic ideas into a Christian culture; and there are essays on more than thirty English authors from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, including Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, Wordsworth, T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden and Iris Murdoch. The book is divided chronologically, showing how every age has reconstructed Platonism to suit its own understanding of the world, and there is a bibliographical guide to further reading
Women, science and medicine 1500-1700 : mothers and sisters of the Royal Society ( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Anne Conway : a woman philosopher by Sarah Hutton( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
"This is a biography of one of the very earliest English women philosophers. At a time when very few women received more than basic education, Lady Anne Conway wrote an original treatise of philosophy: her Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy, which challenged the major philosophers of her day - Descartes, Hobbes and Spinoza. Sarah Hutton's study places Anne Conway in her historical and philosophical context, by reconstructing her social and intellectual milieu. She traces her intellectual development in relation to friends and associates such as Henry More, Sir John Finch, F.M. van Helmont, Robert Boyle and George Keith. She also documents Conway's debt to Cambridge Platonism and her interest in religion - an interest which extended beyond Christian orthodoxy to Quakerism, Judaism and Islam. Her book offers an insight into both the personal life of a very private woman, and the richness of seventeenth-century intellectual culture."--Jacket
A treatise concerning eternal and immutable morality : with, A treatise of freewill by Ralph Cudworth( Book )
15 editions published in 1996 in English and German and held by 351 libraries worldwide
With A Treatise of Freewill
Henry More (1614-1687) tercentenary studies by Sarah Hutton( Book )
19 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Of all the Cambridge Platonists, Henry More has attracted the most scholar ly interest in recent years, as the nature and significance of his contribution to the history of thought has come to be better understood. This revival of interest is in marked contrast to the neglect of More's writings lamented even by his first biographer, Richard Ward, a regret echoed two centuries after his 1 death. Since then such attention as there has been to More has not always served him well. He has been dismissed as credulous on account of his belief in witchcraft while his reputation as the most mystical of the Cambridge 2 school has undermined his reputation as a philosopher. Much of the interest in More in the present century has tended to focus on one particular aspect of his writing. There has been considerable interest in his poems. And he has come to the attention of philosophers thanks to his having corresponded with Descartes. Latterly, however, interest in More has been rekindled by renewed interest in the intellectual history of the seventeenth century and Renaissance. And More has been studied in the context of seventeenth-cen tury science and the wider context of seventeenth-century philosophy. Since More is a figure who belongs to the Renaissance tradition of unified sapientia he is not easily compartmentalised in the categories of modern disciplines. Inevitably discussion of anyone aspect of his thought involves other aspects
Conway letters; the correspondence of Anne, viscountess Conway, Henry More, and their friends, 1642-1684 by Anne Conway( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The correspondence of Cambridge Platonist Henry More and Lady Anne Conway, a remarkable woman who became a philosopher in her own right at a time when most women were denied even basic education. These letters depict their long-standing friendship and views on philosophy and other topics
Newton and Newtonianism : new studies by James E Force( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
"This volume contains eleven essays by eminent scholars which focus on Newton's theology, his study of alchemy, the early reception of Newtonianism, and the history of Newton scholarship. It includes unique accounts of the attempts over the last quarter of the twentieth century, to publish Sir Isaac Newton's theological manuscripts. The volume also features the emerging interpretations of Newton's seminal theological thought, and its relationship to his scientific work, as well as other important essays which illuminate Newton's influence upon so many of the complex and seemingly paradoxical patterns of the Enlightenment."--Jacket
The life of Henry More by Richard Ward( Book )
12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"Richard Ward's Life of Henry More is the only biographical account of him by one of his contemporaries. Ward's almost hagiographical tone is ample testimony to the high regard in which More was held by his admirers. Ward's Life is an important document of intellectual and cultural history which testifies to the continuing impact of More's ideas in the enlightenment. Among other topics, Ward's biography registers the impact of Quakerism in the late seventeenth century and includes important details about More's 'heroine pupil', Anne Conway. The present edition prints both the only modern edition of the printed part of Ward's biography first published in 1710, together with the manuscript 'Account' of More's writings which is published here for the first time."--Jacket
British philosophy in the seventeenth century by Sarah Hutton( Book )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Sarah Hutton presents a rich historical study of one of the most fertile periods in modern philosophy. It was in the seventeenth century that Britain's first philosophers of international stature and lasting influence emerged. Its most famous names, Hobbes and Locke, rank alongside the greatest names in the European philosophical canon. Bacon too belongs with this constellation of great thinkers, although his status as a philosopher tends to be obscured by his status as father of modern science. The seventeenth century is normally regarded as the dawn of modernity following the breakdown of the Aristotelian synthesis which had dominated intellectual life since the middle ages. In this period of transformational change, Bacon, Hobbes, Locke are acknowledged to have contributed significantly to the shape of European philosophy from their own time to the present day. But these figures did not work in isolation. Sarah Hutton places them in their intellectual context, including the social, political and religious conditions in which philosophy was practised. She treats seventeenth-century philosophy as an ongoing conversation: like all conversations, some voices will dominate, some will be more persuasive than others and there will be enormous variations in tone from the polite to polemical, matter-of-fact, intemperate. The conversation model allows voices to be heard which would otherwise be discounted. Hutton shows the importance of figures normally regarded as 'minor' players in philosophy (e.g. Herbert of Cherbury, Cudworth, More, Burthogge, Norris, Toland) as well as others who have been completely overlooked, notably female philosophers
Platonism at the origins of modernity : studies on Platonism and early modern philosophy by Douglas Hedley( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This collection of essays offers an overview of the range and breadth of Platonic philosophy in the early modern period, examining both the philosophers of Platonic tradition (e.g. Cusanus, Ficino, and Cudworth), and the impact of Platonism on major philosophers of the period (especially Descartes, Leibniz, Locke, Shaftesbury and Berkeley). By demonstrating the vitality of the Platonic tradition in the period this collection challenges the received view that Platonism made little or no contribution in the emergence of modern philosophy
Studies on Locke : sources, contemporaries, and legacy : in honour of G.A.J. Rogers ( Book )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays on John Locke that focuses on his philosophy, biography, sources and influence. It discusses topics that include his theory of ideas, his debt to Stoicism, his relations with the Dry Club and with his translator, Pierre Coste
Benjamin Furly, 1646-1714 : a Quaker merchant and his milieu ( Book )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Studies on Locke Sources, Contemporaries, and Legacy by G. A. J Rogers( file )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The Emerging Tradition 1500-1700 ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The InteLex Past Masters English Letters database The Emerging Tradition: 1500-1700 contains 19 volumes of letters and correspondence of the most important figures of the period 1500-1700 in Britain published by Oxford University Press
Ancient wisdom and modern philosophy : Anne Conway, F.M. van Helmont and the seventeenth-century Dutch interchange of ideas by Sarah Hutton( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Emerging Tradition: 1500-1700. Electronic edition. Elias Ashmole, His autobiographical and historical notes, his correspondence, and other contemporary sources relating to his life and work Volume 5 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The InteLex Past Masters English Letters database The Emerging Tradition: 1500-1700 contains 19 volumes of letters and correspondence of the most important figures of the period 1500-1700 in Britain published by Oxford University Press. This volume is Elias Ashmole, His autobiographical and historical notes, his correspondence, and other contemporary sources relating to his life and work. Volume 5
Ralph Cudworth: A Treatise Concerning Eternal and Immutable Morality With A Treatise of Freewill by Ralph Cudworth( file )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The writings and letters of Anne Conway by Anne Conway( file )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Writings and Letters of Anne Conway is the complete electronic edition of Anne Conway's posthumously published Principia philosophiae in in Latin and English, together with her correspondence with Henry More and others
Judaeo-Christian intellectual culture in the seventeenth century : a celebration of the library of Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713) by Allison Coudert( file )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This work focuses on Latin Judaica and Biblical interpretation with a primary emphasis on texts that were found in the library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh of Dublin. This remarkable collection of Latin Judaica, Polyglot Bibles, and other works sheds light on the way in which the Protestant Reformation dealt both with Jews, and the Bible, the Jewish Kabbalah and religious toleration or intolerance. The articles contained herein will be of especial interest to historians of religion and philosophy, and those dealing with Jewish-Christian relations and the manner in which Biblical interpretation was changed as a result of seventeenth-century influences. The articles also weave a new approach to the broad history of religious toleration. Philosophers, political thinkers, religious clerics, and budding anthropologists look at Judaism, Christianity, Kabbalah, and the Bible under a new and vastly more modern lens
 
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Hutton, Sarah
Sarah Hutton britische Philosophie- und Wissenschaftshistorikerin
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German (1)
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