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Empiricist devotions : science, religion, and poetry in early eighteenth-century England / Courtney Weiss Smith.

By: Smith, Courtney Weiss.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813938387; 0813938384; 9780813938394; 0813938392.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Empiricist devotionsDDC classification: 820.9/005 LOC classification: PR555.S33 | S65 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Occasional meditation, an empirical-devotional mode -- Deus in machina: popular Newtonianism's visions of the clockwork-world -- Money, meaning, and a "foundation in nature" -- Empiricist subjects, providential nature and social contracts -- Georgic realism, an empirical-devotional poetics.
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Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Occasional meditation, an empirical-devotional mode -- Deus in machina: popular Newtonianism's visions of the clockwork-world -- Money, meaning, and a "foundation in nature" -- Empiricist subjects, providential nature and social contracts -- Georgic realism, an empirical-devotional poetics.

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<p>Courtney Weiss Smith is Associate Professor of English at Wesleyan University and the co-editor, with Kate Parker, of Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered. </p>

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