Carlyle and Scottish Thought (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1997
Antall sider: 284
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333634288
Kategori: Religion, historie og filosofi
Omtale: Carlyle and Scottish Thought
This book initiates a new interdisciplinary approach in the literary and philosophical treatment of Carlyle, challenging the long-held notion that his work was solely influenced by German idealism. Tracing Carlyle's intellectual inheritance through Hume, Reid, and Hamilton, Jessop argues that Carlyle was crucially influenced by Scottish philosophy and that this philosophical discourse can in turn be used to inform critical readings of his texts. The book will be of interest to readers of Carlyle, philosophers, and specialists in the literature and intellectual history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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