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The seventeenth century background : studies in the thought of the age in relation to poetry and religion, Basil Willey

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The seventeenth century background : studies in the thought of the age in relation to poetry and religion
Title
The seventeenth century background
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studies in the thought of the age in relation to poetry and religion
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Basil Willey
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  • 17th century background : studies in the thought of the age in relation to poetry and religion
  • Thought of the age in relation to religion and poetry
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eng
Summary
Cambridge Professor Basil Willey wrote this volume as a companion to his preceding work on the Seventeenth Century Background. Whereas the 17th C. key word was "Truth," he maintains the 18th C key word was "Nature." Organized in 12 chapters including "The Wisdom of God in the Creation, Cosmic Toryism, Natural Morality--Shaftesbury, Nature in Satire, Jos. Priestley and the Socinian Moonlight, and Nature in Wordsworth
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1897-1978
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Willey, Basil
Index
index present
LC call number
B1131
LC item number
.W5 1953
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Series statement
Doubleday anchor books, A19
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  • Seventeenth century
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy, English
  • Religion and literature
  • Religious thought
  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • English poetry
  • English poetry
  • Philosophy, English
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Religion and literature
  • Religious thought
  • Seventeenth century
  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Great Britain
  • Literatura Inglesa
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The seventeenth century background : studies in the thought of the age in relation to poetry and religion, Basil Willey
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The rejection of scholasticism ---- Bacon and the rehabilitation of nature ---- Sir Thomas Browne ---- On scriptural interpretation ---- The philosophical quest for truth-Descartes ---- The philosophical quest for truth-Hobbes ---- Rational theology ---- Rational theology: the Cambridge Platonists ---- Joseph Glanvill ---- The heroic poem in a scientific age ---- John Locke ---- Postscript: on Wordsworth and the Locke tradition
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371151
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
316 pages
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54001885
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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(OCoLC)371151
Label
The seventeenth century background : studies in the thought of the age in relation to poetry and religion, Basil Willey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rejection of scholasticism ---- Bacon and the rehabilitation of nature ---- Sir Thomas Browne ---- On scriptural interpretation ---- The philosophical quest for truth-Descartes ---- The philosophical quest for truth-Hobbes ---- Rational theology ---- Rational theology: the Cambridge Platonists ---- Joseph Glanvill ---- The heroic poem in a scientific age ---- John Locke ---- Postscript: on Wordsworth and the Locke tradition
Control code
371151
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
316 pages
Lccn
54001885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)371151
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