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Dictionary of the history of ideas : studies of selected pivotal ideas

Author: Philip P Wiener
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [1973-1974]
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Dictionary of the history of ideas.
New York, Scribner [1973-74]
(OCoLC)656312157
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip P Wiener
ISBN: 0684132931 9780684132938 0684132907 9780684132907 0684132885 9780684132884 0684132893 9780684132891 0684132915 9780684132914 0684132923 9780684132921
OCLC Number: 795754
Description: 5 volumes ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Abstraction in the formulation of concepts, to Design argument.--v. 2. Despotism, to Law, common.--v. 3. Law, conception of, to Protest movements.--v. 4. Psychological ideas, to Zeitgeist.--[5] Index. v. 1. Abstraction in the formulation of concepts --
Academic freedom --
Agnosticism --
Alchemy --
Alienation in christian theology --
Alienation in hegel and marx --
Allegory in literary history --
Ambiguity as aethestic principle --
Analogy in early greek thought --
Analogy in patristic and medieval thought --
Analogy of the body politic --
Anarchism --
Ancients and moderns in the eighteenth century --
Anthropomorphism in science --
Antinomy of pure reason --
Appearance and reality --
Art and play --
Art for art's sake--
Association of ideas --
Astrology --
Atomism: antiquity to the seventeenth century --
Atomism in the seventeenth century --
Authority --
Axiomatization --
Baconianism --
Balance of power --
Baroque in literature --
Theories of beauty to the mid-nineteenth century --
Theories of beauty since the mid-nineteenth century --
Behaviorism --
Biological conceptions in antiquity --
Biological conceptions in antiquity --
Biological homologies and analogies --
Biological models --
Buddhism --
Casuistry --
Catharsis --
Causation in history --
Causation in islamic thought --
Causation in law --
Causation in the seventeenth century --
Causation in the seventeenth century, final causes --
Certainty in the seventeenth-century thought --
Certainty since the seventeenth century --
Chain of being --
Chance --
Chance images --
China in western thought and culture --
Christianity in history --
Church as an institution --
Modernism in the christian church --
The city --
Civil disobedience --
Class --
Classicism in literature --
Classification of the arts --
Classification of the sciences --
Sense of the comic --
Conservatism --
Constitutionalism --
Continuity and discontinuity in nature and knowledge --
Cosmic fall --
Cosmic images --
Cosmic voyages --
Cosmology from antiquity to 1850 --
Cosmology since 1850 --
Creation in religion --
Creativity in art --
Crisis in history --
Literary criticism --
Cultural development in antiquity --
Culture and civilization in modern times --
Cycles --
Cynicism --
Death and immortality --
Deism --
Democracy --
Demonology. --
v. 2. Design argument --
Despotism --
Determinism in history --
Determinism in theology: predestination --
Double truth --
Dualism in philosophy and religion --
Economic history --
Economic theory of natural liberty --
Education --
Empathy --
Enlightenment --
The counter-enlightenment --
Entropy --
Environment --
Environment and culture --
Epicureanism and free wil --
Equality --
Equity in law and ethics --
Eschatology --
Problem of evil --
Evolution of literature --
Evolutionism --
Existentialism --
Experiemental science and mechanics in the middle ages --
Expressionism in literature --
Faith, hope, and charity --
Form in the history of aesthetics --
Fortune, fate, and chance --
Free will and determinism --
Free will in theology --
Legal concept of freedom --
Freedom of speech in antiquity --
Game theory --
General will --
Genetic continuity --
Genius from the renaissance to 1770 --
Genius: individualism in art and artists --
Musical genius --
Gnosticism --
Idea of god from prehistory to the middle ages --
Idea of god, 1400-1800 --
Idea of god since 1800 --
Concept of gothic --
Happiness and pleasure --
Harmony or rapture in music --
Health and disease --
Hegelian political and religious ideas --
Heresy in the middle ages --
Heresy, renaissance and later --
Hermeticism --
Hierarchy and order --
History and dialectical materialism --
Historicism --
Historiography --
The influence of ideas on ancient greek historiography --
Holy (the sacred) --
Humanism in italy --
Iconography --
Idea --
Ideal in philosophy from the renaissance to 1780 --
Ideology --
Ideology of soviet communism --
Impiety in the classical world --
Impressionism in art --
Imprinting and learning early in life --
Indeterminacy in physics --
Types of individualism --
Infinity --
Inheritance of acquired characteristics (lamarckian) --
Inheritance through pangenesis --
Irony --
Irrationalism in the history of philosophy --
Islamic conception of intellectual life --
Justice --
Study of language --
Ancient greek ideas of law --
Ancient roman ideas of law --
Common law. --
v. 3. Concept of law --
Due process in law --
Equal protection in law --
Natural law and natural rights --
Legal precedent --
Legal responsibility --
Liberalism --
Linguistics --
Linguistic theories in british seventeenth-century philosophy --
Literary paradox --
Literature and its cognates --
Longevity --
Love --
Loyalty --
Machiavellism --
Macrocosm and microcosm --
Man-machine from the greeks to the computer --
Marxism --
Marxist revisionism: from bernstein to modern forms --
Relativity of standards of mathematical rigor --
Mathematics in cultural history --
Changing concepts of matter from antiquity to newton --
Metaphor in philosophy --
Metaphor in religious discourse --
Metaphysical imagination --
Millenarianism --
Mimesis --
Moral sense --
Motif --
Motif in literature: the faust theme --
Literary attitudes towards mountains --
Music and science --
Music as a demonic art --
Music as a divine art --
Myth in antiquity --
Myth in bibical times --
Myth in the middle ages and the renaissance --
Myth in english literature: seventeenth and eighteenth centuries --
Myth in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centures --
Myth in the nineteenth and twentieth centures --
Medieval and renaissance ideas of nation --
Nationalism --
Naturalism in art --
Nature --
Necessity --
Neo-classicism in art --
Neo-platonism --
Newton and the method of analysis --
Newton's opticks and eighteenth-century imagination --
Number --
Optics and vision --
Organicism --
Oriental ideas in american thought --
Ethics of peace --
International peace --
Perennial philosophy --
Perfectibility of man --
Periodization in literary history --
Philanthropy --
Pietism --
Rhetoric and literary theory in platonism --
Platonism in philosophy and poetry --
Platonism in the renaissance --
Platonism since the enlightenment --
Poetry and poetics from antiquity to the mid-eighteenth century --
Positivism in europe to 1900 --
Positivism in latin america --
Positivism in the twentieth century (logical empiricism) --
Pragmatism --
Pre-platonic conceptions of human nature --
Primitivism --
Primitivism in the eighteenth century --
Probability: objective theory --
Progress in classical antiquity --
Progress in the modern era --
Property --
Prophecy in hebrew scripture --
Prophecy in the middle ages --
Protest movements. --
v. 4. Psychological ideas in antiquity --
Psychological schools in european thought --
Psychological theories in american thought --
Pythagorean doctrines to 300 b.c. --
Pythagorean harmony of the universe --
Ramism --
Rationality among the greeks and romans --
Realism in literature --
Recapitulation --
Reformation --
Relativism in ethics --
Relativity --
Origins of religion --
Ritual in religion --
Religion and science in the nineteenth century --
Religious enlightenment in american thought --
Religious toleration --
Idea of renaissance --
Renaissance idea of the dignity of man --
Renaissance literature and historiography --
Revolution --
Rhetoric after plato --
Right and good --
Romanticism (ca. 1780-ca. 1830) --
Romanticism in post-kantian philosophy --
Satire --
Victorian sensibility and sentiment --
Sin and salvation --
Skepticism in antiquity --
Skepticism in modern thought --
Social contract --
Social deomocracy in germany and revisionism --
Formal theories of social welfare --
Socialism from antiquity to marx --
Space --
Spontaneous generation --
The state --
Ethics of stoicism --
Structuralism --
Style in literature --
Sublime in external nature --
Symbol and symbolism in literature --
Symmetry and asymmetry --
Taste in the history of aesthetics from the renaissance to 1770 --
Technology --
Temperance (sophrosyne) and the canon of the cardinal virtues --
Theodicy --
Theriophily --
Time --
Time and measurement --
Totalitarianism --
Sense of the tragic --
Uniformitarianism and catastrophism --
Uniformitarianism in linguistics --
Unity of science from plato to kant --
Universal man --
Utilitarianism --
Utility and value in economic thought --
Utopia --
Ut pictura poesis --
Virtu in and since the renaissance --
Virtuoso --
Volksgeist --
Vox populi --
War and militarism --
Welfare state --
Wisdom of the fool --
Witchcraft --
Social attitudes towards women --
work --
Zeitgeist.
Responsibility: Philip P. Wiener, editor in chief.

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