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The Resource Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama

Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama

Label
Flesh in the Age of Reason
Title
Flesh in the Age of Reason
Statement of responsibility
Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"How did we come to a modern understanding of our bodies and souls? ... Roy Porter charts how, through figures as diverse as Locke, Swift, Johnson, and Gibbon, ideas about medicine, politics, and religion fundamentally changed notions of self"--Page [2] of jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-2002
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Porter, Roy
Dewey number
820.9/3561
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.B63
LC item number
P67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 70 FA1
NLM item number
P847f 2004
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Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
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  • English literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Great Britain
  • Enlightenment
  • Mind and body in literature
  • Rationalism in literature
  • Littérature anglaise
  • Corps humain dans la littérature
  • Siècle des lumières
  • Esprit et corps dans la littérature
  • Rationalisme dans la littérature
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • English literature
  • Enlightenment
  • Human body in literature
  • Intellectual life
  • Mind and body in literature
  • Rationalism in literature
  • Great Britain
  • History, 18th Century
  • Human Body
  • Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical
  • Literature, Modern
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology, Medical
  • History, Early Modern 1451-1600
Label
Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-555) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Know yourself -- Religion and the soul -- Medicine and the body -- The rational self -- Science rescues the spirit -- John Locke rewrites the soul -- The spectator : the polite self in the polite body -- Shaftesbury and Mandeville -- Swift and the Scriblerans : nightmare selves -- Johnson and incorporated minds -- Edward Gibbon : fame and mortality -- This mortal coil -- Flesh and form -- Putting on a face -- Sexing the self -- Telling yourself -- And who are you? -- Unreason -- Scottish selves -- Psychologizing the self -- Industrial bodies -- Dependent bodies -- William Godwin : awakening the mind -- William Blake : the body mystical -- Byron : sexy satire -- The march of mind
Control code
ocm53940544
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xviii, 573 pages
Isbn
9780393050752
Lccn
2003070156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53940544
  • (OCoLC)53940544
Label
Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-555) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Know yourself -- Religion and the soul -- Medicine and the body -- The rational self -- Science rescues the spirit -- John Locke rewrites the soul -- The spectator : the polite self in the polite body -- Shaftesbury and Mandeville -- Swift and the Scriblerans : nightmare selves -- Johnson and incorporated minds -- Edward Gibbon : fame and mortality -- This mortal coil -- Flesh and form -- Putting on a face -- Sexing the self -- Telling yourself -- And who are you? -- Unreason -- Scottish selves -- Psychologizing the self -- Industrial bodies -- Dependent bodies -- William Godwin : awakening the mind -- William Blake : the body mystical -- Byron : sexy satire -- The march of mind
Control code
ocm53940544
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xviii, 573 pages
Isbn
9780393050752
Lccn
2003070156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53940544
  • (OCoLC)53940544

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