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Philosophy and religion in Enlightenment Britain : new case studies

Author: Ruth Savage
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2012.
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An international team of leading scholars explore the interplay of philosophy with religion and science over the long 18th century, a period of great cultural and intellectual change in Britain. They  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Savage
ISBN: 9780199227044 0199227047
OCLC Number: 826711736
Description: 1 vol. (VIII-289 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Ruth Savage ; Martin Clifford and his Treatise of humane reason (1674) : a Europe-wide debate / Giovanni Tarantino ; Scougal's The life of God in the soul of man : the fortunes of a book, 1676-1830 / Isabel Rivers ; Locke's proof of the divine authority of scripture / Victor Nuovo ; Toland and the moral teaching of the gospel / Laurent Jaffro ; Religion and materialist metaphysics : some aspects of the debate about the resurrection of the body in eighteenth-century Britain / Udo Thiel ; Samuel Haliday (1685-1739) : travelling scholar, court lobbyist, and non-subscribing divine / A.D.G. Steers ; Presbyterianism and the right of private judgement : church government in Ireland and Scotland in the age of Francis Hutheson / James Moore ; Reasoning about morals from Butler to Hume / Aaron Garrett ; Hume on the origin of 'modern honour' : a study in Hume's philosophical development / John P. Wright ; The early reception of Hume's theory of justice / James A. Harris ; The end of empire and the death of religion : a reconsideration of Hume's later political thought / Moritz Baumstark ; Natural jurisprudence and the identity of the Scottish Enlightenment / Knud Haakonssen.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Savage.
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Let it be said at the outset that all of the essays are illuminating, and some are outstanding. * Alan P F Sell, Enlightenment and Dissent * the volume entirely delivers the editors understated aim Read more...

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