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Item Number: 109214
Title: Classical Influences on Western Thought A.D. 1650-1870 : Proceedings of an International Conference held at King's College, Cambridge, March 1977
Author: Bolgar, R. R. (ed)
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ISBN: 9780521142434
Description: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 23cm., pbk., 394pp. First paperback printing. Paperback reprint of 1979 edition. Contents: Preface L. P. Wilkinson; Editor's note; Contributors; Introduction R. R. Bolgar; Part I. The Epilogue to the Renaissance: 1. Roman law and the national legal systems H. Coing; 2. Phaenomena bene fundata: from 'saving the appearances' to the mechanisation of the world-picture J. Mittelstrass; 3. L'influence de la tradition hermétique et cabalistique C. Vasoli; 4. Emendatio omnium - a pedagogic or a political programme? K. Schaller; 5. Scepticism and religious belief: Pascal, Bayle, Hume E. D. James; Part II. Antiquity as Myth: 6. Die Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes, der Nationalismus und die deutsche Klassik M. Furmann; 7. The intermittent beat of classicism J. H. Whitfield; 8. Jean-Jacques Rosseau and the myth of antiquity in the eighteenth century R. A. Leigh; 9. La formation de l'Athènes bourgeoise: essai d'historiographie 1750–1870 N. Loraux et P. Vidal-Naquet; 10. Eighteenth-century American political thought M. Reinhold; Part III. Antiquity as a Source of Facts: 11. Vico and ancient rhetoric G. Costa; 12. Adam Smith's theory of law and society P. G. Stein; 13. The early human family: some views 1770–1870 S. G. Pembroke; Part IV. The Nineteenth Century: 14. The English utilitarians and Athenian democracy H. O. Pappé; 15. Die Bedeutung der klassischen Vorbilder beim alten Goethe T. Gelzer; 16. Classical elements in the social, political and educational thought of Tomas and Matthew Arnold R. R. Bolgar; 17. Nietzsche's debt to Heraclitus U. Hölscher; 18. Renan et la philologie classique J. Seznec; Index.

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