Reason, Grace, and Sentiment, Volume 2: Shaftesbury to Hume: A Study of the Language of Religion and Ethics in England, 1660-1780

Reason, Grace, and Sentiment, Volume 2: Shaftesbury to Hume: A Study of the Language of Religion and Ethics in England, 1660-1780

by Isabel Rivers
     
 

Second volume of widely praised study of religion and ethics in the eighteenth century.See more details below

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Second volume of widely praised study of religion and ethics in the eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521021357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought Series, #37
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The true religion of nature: the freethinkers and their opponents; 2. Shaftesbury and the defence of natural affection; 3. Defining the moral faculty: Hutcheson, Butler, and Price; 4. The ethics of sentiment and the religious hypothesis: Hume and his critics; 5. The conflict of languages in the later eighteenth century.

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