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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Foucault, Michel -- Influence.,
    • Science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Philosophy, Medieval.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [505]-538) and index.

      Statementedited by William Clark, Jan Golinski, and Simon Schaffer.
      ContributionsClark, William, 1953-, Golinski, Jan., Schaffer, Simon, 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.E8 S356 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 566 p. :
      Number of Pages566
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL388702M
      ISBN 100226109399, 0226109402
      LC Control Number98051992

      Fernando Vidal’s trailblazing text on the origins of psychology traces the development of the discipline from its appearance in the late sixteenth century to its redefinition at the end of the seventeenth and its emergence as an institutionalized field in the eighteenth. Originally published in , The Sciences of the Soul continues to be of wide importance in the history and philosophy of. The articles in this volume of ARCHIMEDES examine particular cases of `reception' in ways that emphasize pressing historiographical and methodological issues. Such issues arise in any consideration of the transmission and appropriation of scientific concepts and practices that originated in the several `centers' of European learning, subsequently to appear (often in considerably altered guise.

      In this scholarship lie the roots of anthropology, sociology, and classical philology. Dissecting the debates over nature versus culture in Enlightenment Europe, Carhart offers a valuable contribution to cultural and intellectual history and the history of the human sciences. Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial Revolution. Joel Mokyr is the Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and professor of economics and history at Northwestern University and Sackler Professor at the Eitan Berglas School of Economics at the University of Tel Aviv. His many books include The Enlightened Economy and The Gifts of Athena (Princeton).

        The book draws on personal experiences and starts out by defining enlightenment: Enlightenment is the skill of being able to unite the personal and the impersonal on demand. As often pointed out in other texts on enlightenment and spiritual oneness, the unification of the personal and the impersonal makes all boundaries of self-collapse and the. 22 Lorraine Daston, “Afterword: The Ethos of Enlightenment,” in The Sciences in Enlightened Europe, ed. William Clark, Jan Golinski, and Simon Schaffer (Chicago: University of .


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