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A Companion to Intellectual History (Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History)

By: Richard Whatmore (editor), Brian Young (editor)Hardback

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A Companion to Intellectual History provides an in-depth survey of the practice of intellectual history as a discipline. Forty newly-commissioned chapters showcase leading global research with broad coverage of every aspect of intellectual history as it is currently practiced. Presents an in-depth survey of recent research and practice of intellectual historyWritten in a clear and accessible manner, designed for an international audienceSurveys the various methodologies that have arisen and the main historiographical debates that concern intellectual historiansPays special attention to contemporary controversies, providing readers with the most current overview of the fieldDemonstrates the ways in which intellectual historians have contributed to the history of science and medicine, literary studies, art history and the history of political thought Named Outstanding Academic Title of 2016 by Choice Magazine, a publication of the American Library Association

About Author

Richard Whatmore is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews and Director of the St Andrews Institute of Intellectual History. He is the author of Republicanism and the French Revolution (2000) and Against War and Empire (2012). Brian Young is Lecturer in Modern History at Christ Church, University of Oxford. He is the author of Religion and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England (1998), and The Victorian Eighteenth Century (2007).


Notes on Contributors x Introduction 1Brian Young Part One Approaches to Intellectual History 5 1 The Identity of Intellectual History 7Stefan Collini 2 Intellectual History and Historismus in Post War England 19Brian Young 3 Intellectual History in the Modern University 36Cesare Cuttica 4 Intellectual History and Poststructuralism 48Edward Baring 5 Intellectual History as Begriffsgeschichte 61Keith Tribe 6 Intellectual History and History of the Book 72Jacob Soll 7 Michel Foucault and the Genealogy of Power and Knowledge 83Michael Drolet 8 Quentin Skinner and the Relevance of Intellectual History 97Richard Whatmore 9 J. G. A. Pocock as an Intellectual Historian 113Kenneth Sheppard Part Two The Discipline of Intellectual History 127 10 Intellectual History and the History of Philosophy: Their Genesis and Current Relationship 129Leo Catana 11 Intellectual History and the History of Political Thought 141Duncan Kelly 12 Intellectual History and the History of Science 155John F. M. Clark 13 Intellectual History and the History of Economics 170Donald Winch 14 Art History and Intellectual History 184Katharina Lorenz 15 Intellectual History and Global History 201 Andrew Sartori 16 Intellectual History and Legal History 213John W. Cairns 17 The Idea of Secularisation in Intellectual History 230Peter E. Gordon Part Three The Practice of Intellectual History 247 18 Liberty and Law 249Ioannis D. Evrigenis 19 Education and Manners 262Deborah Madden 20 Republics and Monarchies 276Koen Stapelbroek 21 Barbarism and Civilisation 288Michael Sonenscher 22 Religion Natural and Revealed 303Norman Vance 23 Citizenship and Culture 316David Burchell 24 Democracy and Representation 331Manuela Albertone 25 Religion and Enlightenment 345Sarah Mortimer 26 Art and Aesthetics 358Francesco Ventrella 27 Natural Law: Law, Rights and Duties 377Knud Haakonssen and Michael J. Seidler 28 Wars and Empires 402Sophus A. Reinert 29 Reason and Scepticism 417Mark Somos Index 438

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  • ISBN13: 9781118294802
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 664
  • ID: 9781118294802
  • weight: 840
  • ISBN10: 1118294807

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