History of Irish Thought

ISBN-10: 0415206936

ISBN-13: 9780415206938

Edition: 2002

Authors: Thomas Duddy

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The first complete introduction to the subject ever available,A History of Irish Thoughtpresents an inclusive survey of Irish thought and the history of Irish ideas against the backdrop of current political and social change in Ireland. Clearly written and engaging, the survey introduces an array of philosophers, polemicists, ideologists, satirists, scientists, poets and political and social reformers, from the anonymous 17th Century monk, the Irish Augustine, and John Scottus Eriugena, to the twentieth century and W.B. Yeats and Iris Murdoch.
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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Interpreting Marvels: The Irish Augustine
Enter, the Irish Augustine
The theology of the Flood
The theology of marvels
The theology of angelic ministry
The Irish Augustine and the African Doctor
The Philosophy of Creation
The five modes of interpretation
The four conceptions of nature Nature, theophany, and pantheism
The gendered and the pristine body
The return to God Eriugena and the cult of the Free Spirit
Scholars or thinkers: A postscript on Peter of Ireland and Richard Fitzralph
Nature Observed
New Learning
Christian virtuoso Touching the spring of the air
A new departure ' A piece of green-wood burning'
Boyle against the elements A thinking gentleman
William Molyneux, new learner and patriot Mr Molyneux to Mr Locke
An Anglo-Irish correspondence Against the self-image of the age
Paris Aristotelian from Ireland
John Toland and the Ascendancy of Reason
Reason, revelation, and meaning Tyranny, superstition, and the politics of pantheism 'As in a glass darkly'
Peter Browne and the argument from analogy Other partisans of mystery
God, good, and privation
The theodicy
The Philosophical animism
Wonderfully Mending the World
Seeing things: Berkeley's theory of vision Seeing (and not seeing) things
Berkeley's philosophy of perception
The visible language of god
The converting imagination: Swift against the moderns Modernism as madness
The moral of the
Tale Abolishing Christianity
Swift against the free thinkers An unsentimental journey
Gulliver and the perversion of reason
Against the Selfish Philosophers
Francis Hutcheson, Edmund Burke, and James Usher
Hutcheson and the stratagems of self-love
The pleasures of morality Vice and cruelty explained
The politics of happiness and the pleasures of civil union
Reflection and reaction
the life and thought of Edmund Burke
The taste of fear
Burke's aesthetics of sublimity From the sublime to the political
Burke and the philosophy of custom 'Shadowy similitudes'
James Usher on the limits of language 'A benevolent conspiracy'
Ireland and the thought of revolution
Peripheral Visions (1): Irish Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Daniel O'Connell and Benthamism Anti-Union, anti-Credo, anti-Malthus
The subversive thought of George Ensor Producing happiness
The radical utilitarianism of William Thompson Happiness and suffrage
The feminist utilitarianism of Anna Doyle Wheeler The power of circumstance
The holistic philosophy of Henry MacCormac
Peripheral Visions (2): Irish Thought in the Nineteenth Century
English theory, Irish facts
Cairnes and the turn of political economy Religion and the science of genesis
Darwin in Ireland
scientific evangelist Three non-Darwinian evolutionists
Religion, rivalry, & progress
The social Darwinism of Benjamin Kidd Ethics and the primal nebula
Frances Power Cobbe - Varieties of Irish idealism
From William Rowan Hamilton to Oscar Wilde
Between Extremities: Irish Thought in the Twentieth Century
Between self and anti-self
The visionary idealism
The dreams of reason
on the unconscious origins of thought Against method
Drury on the imprisoned mind 'Unutterable particularities'
Iris Murdoch on the ethics of attention Being in the middle
William Desmond on tragedy, 'idiocy', and intimacy 'A vision of being free'
Philip Pettit on mind, society, and the res publica
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