Miscellany/Mélanges

BookMiscellany/Mélanges

Miscellany/Mélanges

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 97

1972

January 1st, 1972

Access Token
£45.00
READ THIS EBOOK

Details

Other Formats

Price

Description

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/9780729401838?cc=us

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Half Title2
Copyright Page3
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents6
Pascal’s pensees and the Enlightenment: the roots of a misunderstanding8
Preface10
I. Introduction18
II. The Pensées: a forgotten book26
III. The serenely unctuous pensées37
IV. The riddle of the pensées49
V. Order53
VI. The omitted thoughts64
VII. Structural modifications81
VIII. Stylistic modifications87
IX. Conclusion111
Appendix I. Concordance115
Appendix II. List of social and political pensées145
The Role of ‘le monstre’ in Diderot’s thought148
Part I. Physical monsters in nature154
I. The problem of the presence of monsters in nature154
II. Monsters and materialism: the early work171
Ill. Monsters and materialism in the Rêve de d'Alembert183
Part II. Human nature and the moral monster201
IV. In defense of human nature201
V. The Neveu de Rameau: a moral monster224
Part III. Monsters and the monstrous deed in Diderot’s aesthetic theory243
VI. The monster in art243
Select bibliography260