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The Enlightenment of sympathy

Michael L. Frazer

The Enlightenment of sympathy

reflective sentimentalism in the eighteenth century and today

by Michael L. Frazer

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Sentimentalism -- Political aspects -- History -- 18th century,
  • Emotions (Philosophy) -- History -- 18th century,
  • Ethics, Modern -- 18th century,
  • Reason -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael L. Frazer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC171 .F73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23834481M
    ISBN 109780195390667
    LC Control Number2009041540
    OCLC/WorldCa449285110

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What makes it possible for self-interest, cruelty and violence to become part of the benevolent, compassionate ideology of eighteenth-century sensibility. This book explores forms of emotional response, including sympathy, tears, swoons and melancholia through a range of eighteenth-century literary, philosophical and scientific texts.

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The Enlightenment That Failed is complex, but it is ultimately a work of apologetics, an effort first to define the most radical strains of the Enlightenment as a coherent body of thought and then to defend this movement as a spotless engine of progress. He.The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.