History of ideas; Travel writing; History of the book; Enlightenment and antiquity

BookHistory of ideas; Travel writing; History of the book; Enlightenment and antiquity

History of ideas; Travel writing; History of the book; Enlightenment and antiquity

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 2005:01

2005

January 24th, 2005

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Half Title2
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents6
I. History of ideas8
Enlightenment uncertainties: moral, pedagogical and scientific debates of eighteenth-century France10
II. Travel writing86
Joseph Banks, ‘Journal of a tour in Holland’, 177390
III. History of the book228
Book censorship in eighteenth-century France and Rousseau's response230
IV. Enlightenment and antiquity254
La Mettrie on Descartes, Seneca and the Happy life256
Casting the antique: behind the scenes at the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture280
V. Summaries298