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Donald, Diana

Ordering the World in the Eighteenth Century

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Concepts of Order in the Eighteenth Century — Their Scope and Their Frailties
Diana Donald

Part I. The Ordering of the World and of Human Affairs

2. Providence, Predestination and Progress: Or, Did the Enlightenment Fail?
J. C. D. Clark

3. ‘One is All, and All is One’: The Great Chain of Being in Berkeley’s Siris

Costica Bradatan

4. Ordering the Political World: The Pattern of Politics in Eighteenth-Century Britain (1660–1832)
Frank O’Gorman

5. The Ordering of Family and Gender in the Age of the Enlightenment
Rosemary Sweet

Part II. The Ordering of Knowledge: Bridging Nature and Culture

6. Félibien and the Circle of Colbert: A Reevaluation of the Hierarchy of Genres
Barbara Anderman

7. The Values of the Mineral Kingdom and the French Republic
Jonathan Simon

8. The Système figuré des connaissances humaines and the Structure of Knowledge in the Encyclopédie

David Adams

9. ‘Encircling the Arts and Sciences’: British Encyclopedism after the French Revolution
Judith Hawley

Keywords: History, European History, Modern History, History of Early Modern Europe

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Modern History
Page amount
263 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230518889
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-51923-1

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