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A disciplined intelligence : critical inquiry and Canadian thought in the Victorian era

Author: A B McKillop
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001.
Series: Carleton library, 193.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New Carleton library ed.]View all editions and formats
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This highly original contribution to Canadian intellectual history examines the course of critical inquiry and its relationship to the assertion of moral authority in English-Canadian thought during  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A B McKillop
ISBN: 0773521410 9780773521414 0773521429 9780773521421
OCLC Number: 1055836113
Description: xxxii, 291 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Education and Intellect : Intellectual Anarchy ; The Institutionalization of Concern ; Education as Disposition ; The Basis of a Liberal Education --
2. The Colonial Philosophers : The Scottish Legacy, James George and the Web of Gossamer ; William Lyall --
Intellect, the Emotions, and Man's Moral Nature ; The Apogee of Common Sense --
3. The Uses of Natural Theology : The Prevalence of [William] Paley ; James Beaven and the Eye of Faith ; Dr. [James] Bovell's Quadrilateral Mind ; Sequela --
4. The Veils of Isis : The Veils of Isis ; The Reception of [Charles] Darwin in Canada ; Support from the Flanks ; Christian Guardians ; Man's Place in Nature --
5. A Critical Spirit : The Spectre of Doubt ; The Critical Intellect ; Freedom and Concern ; Science, Ethics, and Evolution ; A Defence of Modern Thought --
6. The Secret of [Georg] Hegel : The Rejection of Common Sense ; John Watson and the Secret of Hegel ; Science and the Idealist Alternative ; Conscience and Community --
7. The Sadness and Joy of Knowledge : Faith Through Reason ; Pastoral Epistles ; The Sacred, the Secular, and the Social Gospel ; Religion Through Sociology.
Series Title: Carleton library, 193.
Responsibility: A.B. McKillop.

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