Flesh in the Age of Reason

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Allen Lane, 2003 - 573 страници
The gloomy, anguished fears and concerns of the great English writers of the Civil War period (Milton, Bunyan et all) are in many ways completely baffling and alien to us and yet 150 years later with writers such as Byron we feel totally at home with their view of the world. How did this extraordinary change happen? How did we become modern? lifetime's work, offering an account of the writings of some of the most attractive figures ever to write in English.

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Having been recommended this book by a professor of sociology, I had high hopes for Flesh in the Age of Reason, and I was not disappointed. Porter deftly handles multiple facets of philosophy around ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

FLESH IN THE AGE OF REASON

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Selective survey of how thinking about the self changed in 18th-century Britain, designed to be a sequel to The Creation of the Modern World: The British Enlightenment (2000).Porter (Social History of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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RELIGION AND THE SOUL
28
MEDICINE AND THE BODY
44
THE RATIONAL SELF
62
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Roy Porter was until his retirement Professor in the Social History of Medicine at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.

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