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Title The discourse of sensibility : the knowing body in the enlightenment / Henry Martyn Lloyd, editor.

Published Cham ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Physical description 1 online resource (222 pages).
Series Studies in history and philosophy of science, 0929-6425 ; volume 35
Studies in history and philosophy of science ; v. 35.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Discourse of Sensibility: The Knowing Body in the Enlightenment / Henry Martyn Lloyd -- Richard Steele and the Rise of Sentiment's Empire / Bridget Orr -- Rochester's Libertine Poetry as Philosophical Education / Brandon Chua, Justin Clemens -- Emotional Sensations and the Moral Imagination in Malebranche / Jordan Taylor -- Feeling Better: Moral Sense and Sensibility in Enlightenment Thought / Alexander Cook -- Physician, Heal Thyself! Emotions and the Health of the Learned in Samuel Auguste Andr⥠David Tissot (1728-1797) and Gerard Nicolaas Heerkens (1726-1801) / Yasmin Haskell -- Penseurs Profonds: Sensibility and the Knowledge-Seeker in Eighteenth-Century France / Anne C. Vila -- Sensibility as Vital Force or as Property of Matter in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Debates / Charles T. Wolfe -- Sensibilit⥬ Embodied Epistemology, and the French Enlightenment / Henry Martyn Lloyd -- Sensibility in Ruins: Imagined Realities, Perception Machines, and the Problem of Experience in Modernity / Peter Otto.
Summary This volume reconstructs the body of sensibility and the discourse which constructed it. The discourse of sensibility was deployed very widely throughout the mid- to late-eighteenth century, particularly in France and Britain. To inquire into the body of sensibility is then necessarily to enter into an interdisciplinary space and so to invite the plurality of methodological approaches which this collection exemplifies. The chapters collected here draw together the histories of literature and aesthetics, metaphysics and epistemology, moral theory, medicine, and cultural history. Together, they
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed January 9, 2014).
Other author Lloyd, Henry Martyn.
Subject Mind and body.
Sensitivity (Personality trait)
SCIENCE -- History.
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