The French press in the Age of Enlightenment

by Jack Richard Censer

Publisher: Routledge in London, New York

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-255) and index.

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  The Anatomy of Blackness concludes with a rousing restatement of a point made throughout the book: that ‘during the eighteenth century, the concept of blackness was increasingly dissected, handled, measured, weighed, and used as a demonstrable wedge between human categories’. The issue with this observation is perhaps symbolic of a wider Author: George Newberry.   The third is the salon. There’s another French word that’s so important it became an English word. A salon was a gathering of pretty elite people, but interested in the life of the mind. They were hosted by hostesses, again, the role of women in the Enlightenment. I give you in the book the example of Madame Geoffrin, which was the classic one.   The "Age of Sensibility" has generally referred to developments in literature and the arts rather than in the sciences, and in particular to a moment in English cultural history defined by sentimental novelists such as Samuel Richardson and Laurence Sterne, who wrote during the period this book examines, from the middle of the eighteenth Price: $

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Empiricism today implies the dispassionate scrutiny of facts. But Jessica Riskin finds that in the French Enlightenment, empiricism was intimately bound up with sensibility. In what she calls a "sentimental empiricism," natural knowledge was taken to rest on a blend of experience and argues that sentimental empiricism brought together ideas and institutions, practices and.

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