New Ages, New Opinions: Shaftesbury in his World and Today by Patrick MüllerNew Ages, New Opinions: Shaftesbury in his World and Today by Patrick Müller

New Ages, New Opinions: Shaftesbury in his World and Today

EditorPatrick Müller

Hardcover | April 29, 2014

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Interest in Shaftesbury is as lively and productive today as it ever was. Indeed, the past decade has seen a veritable international renaissance in studies of his work. The various theoretical approaches of which modern critics and scholars can avail themselves are reflected in the different new interpretations we now have of Shaftesbury. This collection of essays manifests this diversity, offering a representative miscellany which covers a wide range of Shaftesbury’s own intellectual interests. The focus lies on the re-evaluations of his ethics, aesthetics, politics, religion, and literary criticism, as well as examinations of the reception of his works.
Patrick Müller studied English, German, and Philosophy in Münster (Germany) and Edinburgh (United Kingdom), receiving his PhD from Münster University. He worked for The Shaftesbury Project at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) and has lectured and published widely on both eighteenth-century literature and contemporary fictio...
Title:New Ages, New Opinions: Shaftesbury in his World and TodayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631643438

ISBN - 13:9783631643433


Table of Contents

Contents: Nicholas Ashley-Cooper: Prefatory Address – Patrick Müller: Reading Shaftesbury in the Twenty-First Century – Karl Axelsson: A Realised Disposition: Shaftesbury on the Natural Affections and Taste – Mark-Georg Dehrmann: Transition: «Pedagogy of the Eye» in Shaftesbury’s Second Characters – Andrea Gatti: The Aesthetic Mind: Stoic Influences on Shaftesbury’s Theory of Beauty – Yu Liu: The Surprising Passion for Wild Nature: The True Innovation of Shaftesbury’s Aesthetics – Suzannah Fleming: The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Practical Gardener and Husbandman – James Pratt: Shaftesbury and Gribelin: Anatomy of a Collaboration – Isabella Woldt: Hercules at the Crossroads: Shaftesbury’s Concept of Freedom, Neuroscience, and Compatibilism – Laurent Jaffro: Cyrus’ Strategy: Shaftesbury on Human Frailty and the Will – Michael B. Gill: Shaftesbury on Politeness, Honesty, and Virtue – Angela Taraborrelli: The Cosmopolitanism of Lord Shaftesbury – Daniel Carey: Locke, Shaftesbury, and Bayle and the Problem of Universal Consent – Karen Collis: «The advancement of all antient and polite Learning»: Education and Criticism in Characteristicks – Patrick Müller: «The able Designer, who feigns in behalf of Truth»: Shaftesbury’s Philosophical Poetics – Lori Branch: Between Suspicion and Enchantment: Reading Shaftesbury’s Private Writings – Luisa Simonutti: Dissidents and Réfugiés Reading Shaftesbury – Paola Zanardi: Elegance and Sublimity: The Influence of Shaftesbury on Hume’s Essays – Lawrence E. Klein: Reading Shaftesbury in the Eighteenth Century.