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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 95–104.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lee Morrissey Siskin, Clifford, and William Warner, eds. This Is Enlightenment . ( Chicago : Univ. of Chicago , 2010 ). Pp. xii + 505. 26 ills. $27.50 paper Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Brian Michael Norton This essay approaches Enlightenment theories of happiness through three forgotten but once highly popular treatises: John Norris’s An Idea of Happiness (1683), Thomas Nettleton’s A Treatise on Virtue and Happiness (1742), and James Harris’s “Concerning Happiness: A Dialogue...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 122–127.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Review Essay How the Enlightenment Invented La Bohème Lisa Jane Graham Haverford College Anne Gédéon Lafitte, the marquis de Pelleport. The Bohemians, trans. Vivian Folkenflik, intro. Robert Darnton...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 92–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Roxann Wheeler Curran Andrew S. . The Anatomy of Blackness: Science and Slavery in an Age of Enlightenment . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. , 2011 ). Pp. xiv + 310. 29 ills. $75 Gikandi Simon . Slavery and the Culture of Taste . ( Princeton : Princeton Univ. , 2011...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 99–104.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Vivasvan Soni Norton Brian Michael . Fiction and the Philosophy of Happiness: Ethical Inquiries in the Age of Enlightenment . ( Lewisburg : Bucknell Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. vii + 159. $65 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 80–82.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Ronald Schechter Caradonna Jeremy L. . The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670–1794 . ( Ithaca : Cornell Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xii + 333 . $59.95 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 45–63.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Nathaniel Wolloch This article examines the anti-anthropocentric views of the eighteenth-century Scottish natural philosopher William Smellie, in particular in comparison with the predominant anthropocentric ethic of the human mastery of nature more common during the Enlightenment. Smellie's views...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Libertine Enlightenment: Sex, Liberty, and License in the Eighteenth Century (New York: Palgrave, 2004). Pp. 256. 7 ills. $65.00 ISBN 1-4039-1763-9 Frances Ferguson. Pornography, the Theory: What Utilitarianism Did to Action (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2004). Pp. 181. $18.00, £13.00 paper. ISBN 0-226...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jeffrey Smitten John Robertson. The Case for the Enlightenment: Scotland and Naples, 1680-1760 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2005). Pp. 463. $90. £55. ISBN 0-521-84787-7 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay Scotland and Naples...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Roger L. Emerson Richard B. Sher. The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2006). Pp. 815. 61 ills. $40.00. ISBN 0-226-75252-6 Duke University Press 2008...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 17–22.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jeremy L. Caradonna Daniel Brewer. The Enlightenment Past: Reconstructing Eighteenth-Century French Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2008). Pp. viii + 260. $95 Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay The Legacy of Enlightenment...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Margaret R. Ewalt Andrew Laird. The Epic of America: An Introduction to Rafael Landívar and the “Rusticatio Mexicana” (London: Duckworth, 2006). Pp. vii + 312. $70 David J. Weber. Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of the Enlightenment. (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2005). Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Daniel Rosenberg Review Essay The Enlightenment Encyclopedia Today Daniel Rosenberg University of Oregon Jeff Loveland. An Alternative Encyclopedia? Dennis de Coetlogon’s “Universal History” (1745) (Oxford...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 202–224.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Glynis Ridley The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26313-Ridley.q4.jw.SH 3/25/03 3:37 PM Page 202 Losing America and Finding Australia: Continental Shift in an Enlightenment Paradigm...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David Allan The College of William & Mary 2003 The Scottish Enlightenment and the Politics of Provincial Culture: The Perth Literary and Antiquarian Society, ca. 1784–1790 David Allan...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jennifer Milam; Nicola Parsons Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 • Ideas and Enlightenment Jennifer Milam & Nicola Parsons University of Sydney Eighteenth-century studies has a long...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 73–88.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Shane Greentree Mary Hays's Female Biography (1803) stands as a good example of collective biography, and a landmark in women's history writing. Scholarly debate continues on whether this epic text further develops Enlightenment feminism or marks a retreat from 1790s radicalism into early...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 122–138.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to protect themselves from foreign competition. Those policies became instead more open (without ever being truly inclusive, mainly because of the strong opposition of the Milan senate) under Austria's rulers, who were more cosmopolitan and ready to accept the new eighteenth-century Enlightenment political...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Janet Sorensen Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 McClean Ralph Young Ronnie Simpson Kennish , eds. The Scottish Enlightenment and Literary Culture ( Lewisburg : Bucknell Univ. , 2016 ). Pp. xiii + 299 . $95 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of Nations (1776) 2 Enlightenment thought is usually considered to be primarily concerned with time and temporalities, not least because of the emphasis on “progress” as an organizing concept across so many domains of its intellectual activity. From political economy to aesthetic theory...