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English Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A periodical founded in 1908 through the inspiration of a group of writers including Conrad, H. G. Wells, and E. Garnett, with the purpose, in the words of its first editor F. M. Ford (then...

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Letter on Learning to Zhu Canmei of the Grand Secretariat1

in On Ethics and History

November 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 3735 words.

This chapter presents the English translation of a letter written by Zhang to Zhu Cangmei, which not only describes Zhang's own course of learning and specific advice to his young protégé...

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Achievement of Ambition

Ernest Campbell Mossner.

in The Life of David Hume

February 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 3969 words.

The rise and progress of David Hume's reputation may be delineated through the opinions of certain influential periodicals, British and Continental, and of certain important individuals....

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Interpreting Kant's Critiques

Karl Ameriks.

August 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Book. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 360 pages.

This volume contains essays on all three main areas of Kant’s work: theoretical philosophy (the first Critique), practical philosophy (the second Critique), and aesthetics (the third Critiq...

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Hobbes and Early English Deism

Elad Carmel.

in Hobbes on Politics and Religion

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 9068 words.

This chapter argues that the relationship between Hobbes and English deism was closer than is usually appreciated. Hobbes and the subsequent deists had similar ideas on the relationship...

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Newton and Locke

Peter R. Anstey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Newton

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; History of Western Philosophy. 10236 words.

This chapter discusses the friendship and mutual interests of Isaac Newton and the English philosopher John Locke. It is structured around their common interests in chymistry, theology, and...

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Dutch Theater and Drama

Wim Hüsken.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 12489 words.

In the Low Countries, few liturgical drama texts have been preserved. Compared to the surrounding countries of France, Germany, and England, vernacular drama texts handed down in manuscript...

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The French Monarchy

Neil Murphy.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 12203 words.

The study of the ebb and flow of monarchial power lies at the center of the historiography of medieval France. The Capetian and Valois kings ruled over a large and regionally diverse...

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