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Chaplin, Joyce E.

Genealogies of Genius

Chaplin, Joyce E. - Genealogies of Genius, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Joyce E. Chaplin, Darrin M. McMahon

2. The Problem of Genius in the Age of Slavery
Joyce E. Chaplin

3. Genius versus Democracy: Excellence and Singularity in Postrevolutionary France
Nathalie Heinich

4. Equality, Inequality, and Difference: Genius as Problem and Possibility in American Political/Scientific Discourse
John Carson

5. Genius and Obsession: Do You Have to Be Mad to Be Smart?
Lennard J. Davis

6. Inspiration to Perspiration: Francis Galton’s Hereditary Genius in Victorian Context
Janet Browne

7. “Genius Must Do the Scullery Work of the World”: New Women, Feminists, and Genius, circa 1880–1920
Lucy Delap

8. The Cult of the Genius in Germany and Austria at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century
Julia Barbara Köhne

9. Cultivating Genius in a Bolshevik Country
Irina Sirotkina

10. Insight in the Age of Automation
David Bates

11. Genius and Evil
Darrin M. McMahon

Keywords: Science, Science, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Page amount
200 pages
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137497673
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-49764-2

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