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Titel: Anne Conway: A Woman Philosopher
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Einband: Soft cover
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Introduction; 1. Anne Finch, Viscountess Conway; 2. A philosophical education; 3. Religion and Anne Conway; 4. Anne Conway and Henry More; 5. John Finch, Thomas Hobbes and Margaret Cavendish; 6. Experimental physick: Boyle, Greatrakes, Stubbe; 7. Physic and philosophy: Van Helmont, father and son; 8. Kabbalistical dialogues; 9. Quakerism and George Keith; 10. Last years; 11. legacy; Bibliography; Index. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0521109817
Inhaltsangabe: Sarah Hutton sets Anne Conway in her historical and philosophical context in this intellectual biography of one of the very first English women philosophers. Hutton traces Conway's intellectual development in relation to friends and associates, and documents her interest in religion--which extended beyond Christian orthodoxy to Quakerism, Judaism and Islam. Her book offers insight into the personal life of a very private woman, and the richness of seventeenth-century intellectual culture.
Inhaltsangabe: This is the first intellectual biography of one of the very first English women philosophers. Sarah Hutton's study places Anne Conway in her historical and philosophical context, by reconstructing her social and intellectual milieu. She traces her intellectual development in relation to friends and associates, and documents Conway's interest in religion--an interest which extended beyond Christian orthodoxy to Quakerism, Judaism and Islam. Her book offers an insight into both the personal life of a very private woman, and the richness of seventeenth-century intellectual culture.
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