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EARLY MODERN THOUGHT (c. 1600 - c. 1785)


ASSOCIATIONS

Early Modern Studies:

Philosophy:

  • Atlantic Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

  • Central Canada Seminar for the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

  • European Society for Early Modern Philosophy (ESEMP)

  • Mid-Atlantic Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

  • Midwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

  • New England Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy

  • Pacific Northwest / Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

  • South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy

  • Southeastern Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Topics:

  • Arts:

    • Literature:

    • Literary Theory:

  • Communication:

    • Hermeneutics:

    • Language, Philosophy of / Linguistics:

    • Logic / Logic, Philosophy of:

    • Rhetoric:

  • Education:

  • History:

  • Human Being:

  • Knowledge:

  • Meta:

  • Morality:

  • Nature:

  • Religion:

  • Society:

CONFERENCES

2012:

  • Scottish Common Sense Philosophy and the Natural Law Tradition, Princeton Theological Seminary, September 6-9

  • Mandeville in Context, Department of Philosophy, University of Fribourg, May 25-26

  • SCIENTIAE: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early-Modern World, Simon Fraser University, April 26-28

  • From Sympathy to Empathy: Hume and Beyond, Erdman Conference Center, Princeton University, March 2-4

2011:

  • Enlightenment Aesthetics and Beyond, Department of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, December 15-16
  • Southwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, California Polytechnic State University, Ponoma, December 3-4
  • Early Modern Philosophy of Mind, University of Toronto at HU Berlin, November 10-12

  • Thirteenth Annual Meeting, South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy, Texas A & M University, November 4-5
  • Representation and Sensibility in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Sydney, September 19-20

  • 13th International Congress for Eighteenth Century Studies, Austrian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Graz, July 25-29
  • Collaborative Aspects of Early Modern Thought: Philosophical Correspondence and the Republic of Letters, 11th Edition, Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Research Centre for the Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest, and Department of Philosophy, Princeton University, Bran, Transylvania, July 2-8
  • Man and Nature from Descartes to Wollstonecraft, Bogazici University, Istanbul, June 29–July 2
  • The Eighteenth Century and the Unconscious, Tenth Annual Workshop, Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies,
    Indiana University, Bloomington, May 11-13
  • The Philosophy of the Enlightenment, Annual Conference, British Society for the History of Philosophy, University of Sussex, March 29-31
  • Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy II, Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, March 24-25
  • Early Modern Philosophy Workshop, Institute of Philosophy, University of London, March 8
  • Historical Perspectives on God’s Order, Man’s Order, and the Order of Nature, Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego, March 4-6

2010:

  • The Power of the Imagination in the Early Modern Period, Paris, December 6-8

  • South Central Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Texas A & M University, November 12-13

  • Third Annual North Sea Early Modern Workshop, University of Antwerp and Ghent University, October  12-13
  • Moral Psychology in the Scottish Enlightenment, North Sea Early Modern Philosophy Workshop, Antwerp University, October 10-12
  • The Rise of Empiricism, Department of Philosophy, University of Sydney, September 6-7
  • Non-Mechanical Philosophies in the Seventeenth Century, 10th Edition, Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Research Centre for the Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest, and Department of Philosophy, Princeton University, Bran, Transylvania, June 30-July 6
  • Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Uppsala, June 5-6
  • Annual Conference, New England Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy, Yale University, May 16-18
  • The Forms of Life, Ninth Bloomington Eighteenth-Century Workshop, Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Indiana University, May 12-14
  • Philosophy of Natural Science from Newton to Kant, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, March 26
  • Mind in Nature, Second Conference, European Society for Early Modern Philosophy (ESEMP), Humboldt University, February 15-17
  • Early Modern Dis/Locations, Division of English and Creative Writing, Northumbria University, January 15-16

2009:

  • 11th Annual Meeting, South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy, University of Texas, San Antonio, October 23-24
  • Philosophical Aspects of Symbolic Reasoning in Early Modern Science and Mathematics, University of Ghent, August 27-29
  • 9th Edition, Princeton-Bucharest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Bran, Transylvania, July 26-August 1
  • Tasty Philosophers, Smelly Scientists: Taste and Smell in the Early Modern Period and Beyond, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, May 18
  • Southwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, February 28-March 1
  • Mind in Nature, Second Conference, European Society for Early Modern Philosophy, Humboldt-University of Berlin, February 15-17
  • Second Annual North Sea Early Modern Philosophy Workshop, Philosophy Institute, Leiden University, February 13-14
  • Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, January 31-February 1

2008:

  • 5th Annual Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University, October 18-19

  • The Enlightenment: Critique, Myth and Utopia, Finnish Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of Helsinki, October 17-18

  • The First Leiden-Duke workshop on Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Leiden University, September 26-28

  • 8th Edition, Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Transylvania, July 28-August 3

  • Platonism and Aristotelianism in the Moral Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment, Department of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews, June 7

  • Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy (NWEMP), Department of Philosophy, University of Tartu, Estonia, May 31-June 1

  • Philosophy, Science, and Religion, 1650-1730, Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, May 2
  • Meaning and Modern Empiricism, Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech University, April 11-13
  • Early Modern Epicureanism and Anti-Epicureanism, First Annual North Sea Early Modern philosophy Workshop, Department of Philosophy, Leiden University, April 11-12
  • 'Whatever is neither everywhere nor anywhere does not exist': the Concepts of Space and Time in the Seventeenth Century, Centrum Leo Apostel, Vrije Universiteit and Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, April 7-8
  • Annual Meeting, Pacific Northwest / Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Washington, February 29-March 2
  • Third Annual Meeting, Southwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, San Francisco State University, February 23-24
  • Stoicism in the Moral Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment, Department of Philosophy, University of St.
    Andrews, February 23

2007:

2006:

  • Understanding Space and Time: Third NYU Conference on Issues in Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, New York University, November 10-11

  • Pursuits of Knowledge, NEASECS, Salem State College, November 9-12

  • Preaching and Politics in Early Modern Britain, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, November 3-4

  • Eighth Annual Meeting, South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, October 27-28

  • Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, October 21-22

  • The History of the Transcendental Turn, University of London, September 29-30

  • Inaugural Southeast Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Bogazici University, Turkey, August 8-10

  • Disseminating Knowledge in Seventeenth Century: Centres and Peripheries in the Republic of Letters, FME Seminar on Early Modern Philosophy, Research Centre for the Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest, July 30-August 4

  • Icons and Iconoclasts: the Long Seventeenth Century, 1603-1714, University of Aberdeen, July 20-22

  • New England Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University, June 2-4

  • The Enlightenment Project Revisited, Eastern Regional Meeting, Society for Christian Philosophers, Houghton College, New York, May 18-20

  • 37th Annual Meeting, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Montreal, March 30-April 2

  • The Netherlandish Seventeenth Century and its Afterlives, Duke University, March 3

  • Inaugural Conference, Southwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of New Mexico, February 25-26

2005:

  • Human Nature as the Basis of Morality and Society in Early Modern Philosophy, Centre for Ethics and Department of Philosophy, University of Tartu, Estonia in cooperation with the Department of Social and Moral Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Finland, December 15-17
  • Annual Conference, Midwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago, November 12-13
  • The Mechanisation of Natural Philosophy, Université de Grenoble, 17 au 19 Novembre
  • Fourth Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University, Newark, October 29-30
  • Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, October 22-23
  • Annual Meeting, Central Canada Seminar for the Study of Early Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, October 15-16
  • Fall Meeting, Southeastern Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Virginia, October 8-9
  • Seventh Annual Meeting, South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy, Baylor University, September 23-24
  • Second Annual Meeting, Atlantic Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Dalhousie University and the University of King's College, July 8-10

  • Dialogues and Discourses: Conversing with Early Modern Natural Philosophy, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, April 6

  • 36th Annual Meeting, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Las Vegas, March 31-April 3

  • Natural Philosophy and the Origins of Empiricism, Philosophy Programme, University of London, March 4-5

  • L'Entendement et sa réforme à l'âge classique, Centre d¹Histoire des Systèmes de Pensée Moderne, Centre d¹Études en Rhétorique, Philosophie et Histoire des Idées, et Groupe de Recherche Hongrois sur la Pensée Classique, 11 et 12 février

2004:

  • Scientia in the Early Modern Period, Warburg Institute, University of London, December 11

  • Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity in Modern Philosophy, Inaugural Conference on Issues in Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, New York University, December 3-5

  • Biblical Exegesis and the Emergence of Science in the Early Modern Era, Birkbeck College, University of London, November 27

  • Cultures of Consumption, Twelfth Annual Conference, Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS), Department of English, Florida State University, November 18-21

  • Third Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Rutgers University, November 6-7

  • Sixth Annual Meeting, South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy, Rice University, October 29-30

  • Imagining the Early Modern Archive, Sixteenth Century Conference, Toronto, October 28-30

  • Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, October 23-24

  • Science, Literature, and the Arts in the Medieval and Early Modern World, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS), SUNY, Binghamton, October 22-23

  • Interiority in Early Modern England 1500-1700, Department of English, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada, October 15-16

  • 'The Mistress-Court of Mighty Europe': Configuring Europe and European Identities in the Early Modern Period: Literature, History, Representation, Department of English, University of Wales, Bangor, UK, September 11-13

  • Joint Meeting, Midwest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy and Central Canada Seminar for the Study of Early Modern Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, September 4-5

  • Inaugural Meeting, Atlantic Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Dalhousie University and the University of King's
    College, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, July 9-11

  • Rationalism, Platonism and God: Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy, Dawes Hicks Symposium, British Academy, May 26

  • Sensibilities, 1660-1832, Princeton Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Princeton University, May 1

  • Inhabiting the Body / Inhabiting the World: an Early Modern Cultural Studies Conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, March 19-20

2003:

2002:

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2001:

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Annual:

COURSES

Early Modern Studies:

Philosophy:

Topics:

JOURNALS

Early Modern Studies:

Philosophy:

Topics:

  • Arts:

    • Literature:

    • Literary Theory:

  • Communication:

    • Hermeneutics:

    • Language, Philosophy of / Linguistics:

    • Logic / Logic, Philosophy of:

    • Rhetoric:

  • Education:

  • History:

  • Human Being:

  • Knowledge:

  • Meta:

  • Morality:

  • Nature:

  • Religion:

  • Society:

PERSONS

In Chronological Order:

By Nationality:

By Topic:

SOURCES: PRIMARY

Book Series:

  • Ashgate: Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Early Modern Studies:
      • Berlin, Isaiah, ed.  The Age of the Enlightenment.  New York: Meridian, 1956.
      • Gay, Peter, ed.  The Enlightenment: a Comprehensive Anthology.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973.
      • Grimsley, Ronald, ed.  The Age of the Enlightenment.
      • Kramnick, Isaac, ed.  The Portable Enlightenment Reader.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1995.
      • Schmidt, James, ed.  What is Enlightenment?  Eighteenth-Century Answers and Twentieth-Century Questions.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1996.
    • Philosophy:
      • Ariew, Roger, and Eric Watkins, eds.  Modern Philosophy: an Anthology of Primary Sources.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998.
      • Ayer, A. J., and Raymond Winch, eds.  British Empirical Philosophers: Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Reid and J. S. Mill.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968.
      • Cummins R. and D. Owen eds.  Central Readings in the History of Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1999.
      • Kolak, Daniel, and Garrett Thomson, eds.  Longman Standard History of Modern PhilosophyPearson Longman, 2006.
      • Martinich, A. P., Fritz Allhoff, and Anand Jayprakash Vaidya, eds.  Early Modern Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
      • Radcliffe, Elizabeth S., Richard McCarty, Fritz Allhoff, and Anand Jayprakash Vaidya, eds.  Late Modern Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
      • Rogers, G. A. J., Tom Sorrell and Jill Kraye, eds.  Insiders and Outsiders in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 2010.
      • Taylor, Richard, ed.  The Empiricists.  New York: Anchor, 1960.
      • Taylor, Richard, ed.  The Rationalists.  New York: Anchor, 1960.
    • Topics:
      • Arts:

        • Literature:
          • Demaria, Robert, ed.  British Literature, 1640-1789: an Anthology
          • Tillotson, Geoffrey, Paul Fussell, and Marshall Waingrow, eds.  Eighteenth Century English Literature
        • Literary Theory:

          • Ashfield, Andrew, and Peter De Bolla, eds.  The Sublime: a Reader in British Eighteenth Century Aesthetic Theory.  Cambridge: CUP, 1996.
          • Spingarn, J. E., ed.  Critical Essays of the XVII Century.  3 Vols. 
          • Williams, Ioan, ed.  Novel and Romance, 1700-1800: a Documentary Record
          • Womersley, David, ed.  Augustan Critical Writings.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1997.
      • Communication:

        • Hermeneutics:

        • Language, Philosophy of / Linguistics:

        • Logic / Logic, Philosophy of:

        • Rhetoric:

      • Education:

      • History:

      • Human Being:

      • Knowledge:

      • Meta:

      • Morality:

      • Nature:

      • Religion:

      • Society:

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Early Modern Studies:

      •  

    • Philosophy:

      • Maimon.  Essay on Transcendental Philosophy1790.

    • Topics:
      • Arts:

        • Literature:
        • Literary Theory:
      • Communication:

        • Hermeneutics:

        • Language, Philosophy of / Linguistics:

        • Logic / Logic, Philosophy of:

        • Rhetoric:

      • Education:

      • History:

      • Human Being:

      • Knowledge:

      • Meta:

      • Morality:

      • Nature:

      • Religion:

      • Society:

On-Line:

SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Socio-Historical Context:

    • Early Modern Studies:

      • Kors, Alan Charles, ed.  Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment.  4 Vols.  Oxford: OUP, 2003.
    • Philosophy:

      • Allen, Keith, and Tom Stoneham, eds.  Causation and Modern Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 2011.
      • Ayers, Michael, ed.  Rationalism, Platonism and God.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.
      • Brown, Stuart, ed.  British Philosophy and the Age of Enlightenment.  Vol. 5 of Routledge History of Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996.
      • Clarke, Desmond M., and Catherine Wilson, eds.  Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern EuropeOxford: OUP, 2011.
      • Daniel, Stephen H., ed.  Current Continental Theory and Modern Philosophy.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2005.
      • Deckard, Michael Funk, and Péter Losonczi, eds.  Philosophy Begins in Wonder: an Introduction to Early Modern Philosophy, Theology, and Science.  Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009.

      • Garber, Daniel, and Michael Ayers, eds.  Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 1998.
      • Haakonssen, Knud, ed.  Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy.  2 Vols.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006. [review]

      • Hedley, Douglas, and Sarah Hutton, eds.  Platonism at the Origins of Modernity: Studies on Platonism and Early Modern Philosophy.  Dordrecht: Springer, 2008.
      • Mercer, Christia, and Eileen O'Neill, eds.  Early Modern Philosophy: Mind, Matter, and Metaphysics.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.
      • Nadler, Stephen, ed.  Causation in Early Modern PhilosophyUniversity Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1993.
      • Nadler, Stephen, ed.  A Companion to Early Modern Philosophy.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2002.
      • Parkinson, G. H. R., ed.  The Renaissance and Seventeenth-Century Rationalism.  Vol. 4 of Routledge History of Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1993.
      • Rutherford, Donald, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Early Modern Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.
      • Schmidt, James, ed.  What is Enlightenment?  Eighteenth Century Answers and Twentieth Century Questions.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1996.
      • Sorell, Tom, ed.  The Rise of Modern Philosophy: the Tension Between the New and Traditional Philosophies from Machiavelli to Leibniz.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1993.
      • Stewart, M. A., ed.  Studies in Seventeenth-Century European Philosophy.  Vol. 2 of Oxford Studies in the History of Philosophy.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1997.
      • Wettstein, Howard, and Peter French, eds.  Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.
    • Topics:

      • Arts:

        • Literature:
          • General:
            • Clifford, James, ed.  Modern Essays in Criticism: Eighteenth Century English Literature
            • Demaria, Robert, ed.  British Literature, 1640-1789: a Critical Reader
            • Hilles, Frederick, ed.  The Age of Johnson
            • Hilles, Frederick, ed.  From Sensibility to Romanticism
            • Nussbaum, Felicity, et al., eds.  The New Eighteenth Century: Theory, Politics, English Literature
            • Rogers, Pat, ed.  The Eighteenth Century
            • . 
            • Schilling, Bernard, ed.  Essential Articles for the Study of English Augustan Backgrounds
            • Sitter, John, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth Century English Poetry
            • Watson, J. R., ed.  Pre-Romanticism in English Poetry of the Eighteenth Century
            • Zwicker, Steven, ed.  Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740
            • Zwicker, Stephen, et al., eds.  Politics of Discourse: the Literature and History of Seventeenth Century England
          • Sub-Topics:
            • Classicism:
              • Miles, Geoffrey, ed.  Classical Mythology in English Literature: a Critical Anthology
            • Christianity:
            • Genres:
              • Gill, James, ed.  Cutting Edges: Postmodern Critical Essays on Eighteenth Century Satire.
              •  
              • Paulson, Ronald, ed.  Modern Essays in Criticism: Satire
        • Literary Theory:
          • Nisbet, H. B., and Claude Rawson, eds.  The Eighteenth Century.  Vol. 4 of Cambridge History of Literary Criticism.  Cambridge: CUP, 1997.
      • Communication:

        • Hermeneutics:

        • Language, Philosophy of / Linguistics:

        • Logic / Logic, Philosophy of:

        • Rhetoric:

      • Education:

      • History:

      • Human Being:

      • Knowledge:

      • Meta:

        • Condren, Conal, Stephen Gaukroger, and Ian Hunter, eds.  The Philosopher in Early Modern Europe: the Nature of a Contested Identity.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006. [review]
        • Ginzberg, Robert, ed.  The Philosopher as Writer: the Eighteenth Century.  Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna UP, 1987.
      • Morality:

      • Nature:

        • Metaphysics:

          • Smith, Kurt.  Matter Matters: Metaphysics and Methodology in the Early Modern Period.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.
        • Sciences:

          • Smith, Justin E. H., ed.  The Problem of Animal Generation in Early Modern Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

          • Wolfe, Charles T., and Ofer Gal, eds.  The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge: Embodied Empiricism in Early Modern Science.  Dordrecht: Springer, 2010.

      • Religion:

      • Society:

        • Goldie, Mark, and Robert Wokler, eds.  Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

        • Kahn, Victoria, Neil Saccamano, and Daniela Coli, eds.  Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Socio-Historical Context:
      • Amussen, Susan.  An Ordered Society: Gender and Class in Early Modern England
      • Hill, Christopher.  The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714
      • Hill, Christopher.  Reformation to Industrial Revolution: the Making of Modern English Society, 1530-1780
      • Koenigsberger, H. G.  Early Modern Europe, 1500-1789
      • Laslett, Peter.  The World We Have Lost: England Before the Industrial Revolution
      • . 
      • Porter, Roy.  English Society in the Eighteenth Century.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1990.
    • Early Modern Studies:
      • Baumer, Franklin L.  Modern European Thought: Continuity and Change in Ideas, 1600-1950.  
      • Bronner, Stephen Eric.  The Great Divide: the Enlightenment and its Critics
      • Bronner, Stephen Eric.  Interpreting the Enlightenment: Metaphysics, Critique, and Politics.  2004
      • Chadwick, Owen.  The Secularisation of the European Mind

      • Dupre, Louis.  The Enlightenment and the Intellectual Foundations of Modern Culture.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2004.
      • Gay, Peter.  The Enlightenment: an Interpretation.  2 Vols.  New York: Norton, 1970.
        • The Science of Freedom.  Vol. 2.  1969.  Rpt. 1996.
        • The Rise of Modern Paganism.  Vo. 1.  1966.  Rpt. 1995.
      • Gordon, Daniel.  Postmodernism and the Enlightenment: New Perspectives in Eighteenth-Century French Intellectual History.  London: Routledge, 2000.
      • Greene, Donald.  "Augustinianism and Empiricism: a Note on Eighteenth Century Intellectual History."  Eighteenth Century Studies 1 (1967): 33-68.
      • Hampson, N.  The Enlightenment: an Evaluation of its Assumptions, Attitudes and Values.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968.
      • Hazard, Paul.  European Thought in the Eighteenth Century
      • Himmelfarb, Gertrude.  The Roads to Modernity: the British, French and American Enlightenments.  New York: Vintage, 2004.  Rpt. 2008.
      • Hulluing, Mark.  Autocritique of Enlightenment: Rousseau and the Philosophes.  1994.
      • Jacob, Margaret C.  The Enlightenment: a Brief History With Documents.  New York: Bedford, 2001.
      • Jacob, Margaret C.  "Newtonianism and the Origins of the Enlightenment: a Reassessment."  Eighteenth Century Studies 11 (1977): 1-25.
      • Koselleck, Reinhart.  Critique and Crises: Enlightenment and the Pathogenesis of Modern Society.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988.
      • Labio, Catherine.  Origins and the Enlightenment: Aesthetic Epistemology from Descartes to Kant.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2004.

      • Law, Jules David.  The Rhetoric of Empiricism: Language and Perception from Locke to I. A. Richards.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1993.
      • Louden, Robert B.  The World We Want: How and Why the Ideals of the Enlightenment Still Elude Us.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • Mah, Harold.  Enlightenment Phantasies: Cultural Identity in France and Germany, 1750-1914.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2003.
      • Munck, Thomas.  Enlightenment: a Comparative Social History, 1721–1794
      • Outram, Dorinda.  The Enlightenment.  Cambridge: CUP, 1995.
      • Porter, Roy.  The Creation of the Modern World: the Untold Story of the British Enlightenment.  New York: Norton, 2001.
      • Porter, Roy.  The Enlightenment.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000.
      • Sternhell, Z.  The Anti-Enlightenment Tradition.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2009.

      • Stone, Lawrence.  The Family, Sex and Marriage in England, 1500-1800
      • Underdown, David.  Revel, Riot and Rebellion: Popular Politics and Culture in England, 1603-1660
      • Westphal, Richard S.  The Construction of Modern Science: Mechanisms and Mechanics.  Cambridge: CUP, 1978.
      • Willey, Basil.  The Eighteenth Century Background: Studies on the Idea of Nature in the Thought of the Period.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1940.
      • Willey, Basil.  The Seventeenth Century Background: Studies in the Thought of the Age in Relation to Poetry and Religion.  London: Chatto and Windus, `934.
      • Wrightson, Keith.  English Society, 1580-1680. 
    • Philosophy:
      • Beck, Lewis W.  Early German Philosophy: Kant and his Predecessors.  Boston: Harvard UP, 1969; 2nd Ed.  London: Thoemmes, 1997.

      • Beck, Lewis W.  "From Leibniz to Kant."  The Age of German Idealism.  Vol. 6 of The Routledge History of Philosophy.  Ed. Robert Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins.  London: Routledge, 1993.  5-39.

      • Bennett, Jonathan.  Learning from Six Philosophers: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume.  Oxford: OUP, 2003.
      • Bennett, Jonathan.  Locke, Berkeley, Hume: Central Themes.  Oxford: OUP, 1971.
      • Berlin, Isaiah.  "The Philosophers of the Enlightenment."

        • The Power of Ideas.  Ed. Henry Hardy.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000.  36-52.

      • Cassirer, Ernst.  Die Philosophie der Aufklärung. Tübinen: Morh, 1932. 
        • The Philosophy of the Enlightenment.  Trans.  Fritz C. A. Koelln and James P. Pettegrove.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1951.

      • Copleston, Frederick C.  Modern Philosophy: from the French Enlightenment to Kant.   Vol. 6 of A History of Philosophy.  New York: Newman, 1960.
      • Copleston, Frederick C.  Modern Philosophy: the British Philosophers from Hobbes to Hume.  Vol. 5 of A History of Philosophy.  New York: Newman, 1959. 
      • Copleston, Frederick C.  Modern Philosophy: from Descartes to Leibniz.  Vol. 4 of A History of Philosophy.  New York: Newman, 1960. 
      • Copleston, Frederick C.  Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy.  Vol. 3 of A History of Philosophy.  New York: Newman, 1953.
      • Cottingham, John.  The RationalistsVol. 4 of Oxford History of PhilosophyOxford: OUP, 1988.
      • Franks, PaulAll or Nothing.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2005.
      • Grayling, A. C.  "Modern Philosophy II: the Empiricists."  Philosophy: a Guide Through the SubjectOxford: OUP, 1995.  484-544.
      • Harris, James A.  Of Liberty and Necessity: the Free Will Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.
      • Israel, Jonathan.  A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2010.

      • Israel, Jonathan.  Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity, 1650-1750.  Oxford: OUP, 2002.

      • Kenny, Anthony.  The Rise of Modern Philosophy.  Vol. 3 of A New History of Western Philosophy.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.
      • LoLordo, Antonia.  Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.
      • Martin, M. G. F., et al.  "Modern Philosophy."  Philosophy Study Guide.  London: Aristotelian Society, 1997.  64-78. 
      • Scruton, Roger.  "Modern Philosophy I: the Rationalists and Kant."  Philosophy: a Guide Through the SubjectOxford: OUP, 1995.  440-483.
      • Thomson, Garrett.  Bacon to Kant: an Introduction to Modern Philosophy.  Waveland, 2001.
      • Waxman, Wayne.  Kant and the Empiricists: Understanding Understanding.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.
      • Woolhouse, R. S.  The EmpiricistsVol. 5 of Oxford History of PhilosophyOxford: OUP, 1988.
      • Minor Figures:
        • Mander, W. J.  The Philosophy of John Norris.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.
    • Topics:

      • Arts:

        • Literature:
          • General:
            • Ballestin, Martin.  The Providence of Wit: Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts
            •  
            • Caruth, Cathy.  Empirical Truths and Critical Fictions: Locke, Wordsworth, Kant, Freud.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1991.
            • Castle, Terry.  The Female Thermometer: Eighteenth Century Culture and the Invention of the Uncanny
            • Castle, Terry.  Masquerade and Civilisation: the Carnivalesque in Eighteenth Century Culture
            • Chernaik, Warren.  Sexual Freedom in Restoration Literature
            • Doody, Margaret.  The Daring Muse: Augustan Poetry Reconsidered
            • Erskine-Hill, Howard.  The Augustan Idea in English Literature
            • Fussell, Paul.  The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism
            • Hunter, J. Paul.  Before Novels: the Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth Century Fiction
            • Johnson, James.  The Form of English Neoclassical Thought
            • Kramnick, Jonathan.  Actions and Objects from Hobbes to RichardsonStanford: Stanford UP, 2010.
            • Kroll, Richard.  The Material Word: Literate Culture in the Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century
            • Lipking, Lawrence.  The Ordering of the Arts in Eighteenth Century England.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1970.
            • Miller, John.  Popery and Politics in England, 1660-1688
            • Miner, Earl.  The Restoration Mode from Milton to Dryden
            • Rogers, Pat.  The Augustan Vision
            • Stephen, Leslie.  English Literature and Society in the XVIII Society
            • Tillotson, Geoffrey.  Augustan Studies
            • Tillotson, Geoffrey.  Augustan Poetic Diction
            • .   
            • Zwicker, Stephen.  Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture
          • Sub-Topics:
            • Classicism:
              • Highet, G.  The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature
              •  
              • Martindale, Charles.  Ovid Renewed: Ovidian Influences on Literature and Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century
              • Thomson, J. A. K.  The Classical Background of English Literature
              • .
              • Thomson, J. A. K.  Classical Influences on English Poetry
              • Weinbrot, Howard.  Augustus Caesar in ‘Augustan’ England: the Decline of a Classical Norm
            • Christianity:
              • Morris, David.  The Religious Sublime: Christian Poetry and Critical Tradition in Eighteenth Century England
            • Genres:
              • Ballestin, Martin.  The Providence of Wit: Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts
              •  
              • Erskine-Hill, Howard.  The Augustan Idea in English Literature
              • Fussell, Paul.  The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism
              • Griffin, Dustin.  Satire: a Critical Reintroduction
              • Jack, Ian.  Augustan Satire, 1660-1750
              • Johnson, James The Form of English Neoclassical Thought
              • Martindale, Charles.  Ovid Renewed: Ovidian Influences on Literature and Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century
              • Miner, Earl.  The Restoration Mode from Milton to Dryden
              • Piper, William.  The Heroic Couplet
              • Rawson, Claude.  Satire and Sentiment, 1669-1830
              • Seidel, Michael.  Satiric Inheritance: Rabelais to Sterne
              • Selden, Raman.  English Verse Satire
              • . 
        • Literary Theory:
          • Atkins, J. W. H.  English Literary Criticism: the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
          • Crane, R. S.  "English Neoclassical Criticism: an Outline Sketch."  Dictionary of World Literature.  Ed. Joseph T. Shipley.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1943. 
            • Critics and Criticism: Ancient and Modern.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1952.  372-388.
          • Daiches, David.  "Imitation and Instruction."  Critical Approaches to Literature.  New York: Norton, 1956.  73-89.
          • Harland, Richard.  "The Rise and Fall of Neoclassicism."  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes: an Introductory History.  Basingstoke:Palgrave, 1999.  29-59.
          • Kallich, M.  "The Association of Ideas and Critical Theory: Hobbes, Locke and Addison."  Journal of English Literary History 12 (1945): 290-315.

          • Wimsatt, William, and Cleanth Brooks.  "Rhetoric and Neo-Classic Wit."  Literary Criticism: a Short History.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957.  221-251.

          • Wimsatt, William, and Cleanth Brooks.  "Genius, Emotion, and Association."  Literary Criticism: a Short History.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957.  283-312.

      • Communication:

        • Hermeneutics:

        • Language, Philosophy of / Linguistics:

        • Logic / Logic, Philosophy of:

        • Rhetoric:

          • Hobbs, Catherine L.  Rhetoric on the Margins of Modernity: Vico, Condillac, Monboddo.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2002.

          • Howell, Wilbur S.  Eighteenth Century British Logic and Rhetoric.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971.

          • Howell, Wilbur S.  Logic and Rhetoric in England, 1500-1700.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1956.

          • Law, Jules David.  The Rhetoric of Empiricism: Language and Perception from Locke to I. A. Richards.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1993.
          • Robins, R. H.  "The Eve of Modern Times."  A Short History of Linguistics.  New York: Longman, 1967.  4th Ed. 1997.  152-188.
          • Todorov, Tzvetan.  "The End of Rhetoric," "The Misfortunes of Imitation" and "Imitation and Motivation."  Theories of the Symbol.  Trans. Catherine Porter.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1982.  84-110, 111-128 and 129-146.
          • Ulman, H. Lewis.  Things, Thoughts, Words, and Actions: the Problem of Language in Late Eighteenth-Century British Rhetorical Theory.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1994.
      • Education:

      • History:

      • Human Being:

        • Mind:

          • Thomas, Janice.  The Minds of the Moderns: Rationalism, Empiricism, and Philosophy of Mind.  Cheshire: Acumen, 2009.
        • Self:

          • Melehy, Hassan.  Writing Cogito: Montaigne, Descartes, and the Institution of the Modern Subject
          • Porter, Roy.  Flesh in the Age of Reason: the Modern Foundations of Body and Soul.  New York: Norton, 2004.
          • Seigel,  Jerrold.  The Idea of the Self: Thought and Experience in Western Europe since the Seventeenth Century.  Cambridge: CUP, 2005.
          • Wahrman, Dror.  The Making of the Modern Self: Identity and Culture in Eighteenth Century England.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2004.
      • Knowledge:

        • Spolsky, Ellen.  Satisfying Skepticism: Embodied Knowledge in the Early Modern World.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001.

      • Metatheory:

        • Daniel, Stephen H.  Myth and Modern Philosophy.  Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1989.
        • Hunter, Ian.  Rival Enlightenments: Civil and Metaphysical Philosophy in Early Modern Germany.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

        • Richetti, John J.  Philosophical Writing: Locke, Berkeley, Hume.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1983.
      • Morality:

        • Darwall, Stephen.  The British Moralists and the Internal Ought, 1640-1740.  Cambridge: CUP, 1995.
        • Gill, Michael B.  The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of Secular Ethics.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.
        • Jones, Matthew L.  The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution: Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the Cultivation of Virtue.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2006.
        • Schneewind, J. B.  The Invention of Autonomy.  Cambridge: CUP, 1998.
        • Selby-Bigge, L. A.  The British Moralists.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1897; 1964.
      • Nature:

        • Gaukroger, Stephen.  The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1210-1685.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

        • Hankins, Thomas L.  Science and the Enlightenment.  Cambridge: CUP, 1985.
        • Harrelson, Kevin J.  The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel.  Amherst, NY: Humanity, 2009.

        • Hight, Marc A.  Idea and Ontology: an Essay in Early Modern Metaphysics of Ideas.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2008.
        • Rousseau, G. S.  "Science and the Discovery of the Imagination in Enlightened England."  Eighteenth Century Studies 3 (1969): 108-135.

      • Religion:

      • Society:

        • Becker, Carl.  The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers.  Yale: Nota Bene, .
        • Kahn, Victoria.  Wayward Contracts: the Crisis of Political Obligation in England, 1640-1674.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2004.

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