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Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print

Eighteenth-Century Vitalism

Bodies, Culture, Politics

Authors: Packham, C.

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This book offers an important account of the relationship between science and culture in the eighteenth century. It examines the 'vitalist' turn in physiology and natural philosophy, and its presence and effect in the burgeoning of philosophical and scientific inquiry of the Scottish Enlightenment, and the radical politics and culture of the 1790s.

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CATHERINE PACKHAM Lecturer in English at the University of Sussex, UK.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Packham, Catherine

    Pages 1-21

  • Forms of Enlightenment: Embodied Beings in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

    Packham, Catherine

    Pages 25-51

  • Generating Sympathy: Sensibility, Animation and Vitality in Adam Smith and Mary Wollstonecraft

    Packham, Catherine

    Pages 52-82

  • Labouring Bodies in Political Economy: Vitalist Physiology and the Body Politic

    Packham, Catherine

    Pages 83-108

  • Enlightenment Legacies and Cultural Radicalism: Physiology and Politics in the 1790s

    Packham, Catherine

    Pages 111-143

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Eighteenth-Century Vitalism
Book Subtitle
Bodies, Culture, Politics
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36839-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230368392
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27618-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32507-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 251
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