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Title Vital matters : eighteenth-century views of conception, life, and death / edited by Helen Deutsch and Mary Terrall.
Publisher Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012



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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Living with Lucretius -- 2. Dismantl'd Souls: The Verse Epistle, Embodied Subjectivity, and Poetic Animation -- 3. Girodet and the Eternal Sleep -- 4. Tristram Shandy and the Art of Conception -- 5. Material Impressions: Conception, Sensibility, and Inheritance -- 6. Misconceiving the Heir: Mind and Matter in the Warming Pan Propaganda -- 7. From the Man-Machine to the Automaton-Man: The Enlightenment Origins of the Mechanistic Imagery of Humanity -- 8. The 'Fair Savage': Empiricism and Essence in Sarah Fielding's The History of Ophelia -- 9. Food and Feeling: 'Digestive Force' and the Nature of Morbidity in Vitalist Medicine -- 10. The Divine Touch, or Touching Divines: John Hunter, David Hume, and the Bishop of Durham's Rectum -- 11. The Value of a Dead Body -- 12. Noticing Death: Funeral Invitations and Obituaries in Early Modern Britain -- Contributors -- Index
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ISBN 9781442694354
1442694351
9781442642584
1442642580
Standard # 10.3138/9781442694354 doi
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Subject Life (Biology) -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Matter -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Alt author Deutsch, Helen,
Terrall, Mary,
Descript 1 online resource.
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Living with Lucretius -- 2. Dismantl'd Souls: The Verse Epistle, Embodied Subjectivity, and Poetic Animation -- 3. Girodet and the Eternal Sleep -- 4. Tristram Shandy and the Art of Conception -- 5. Material Impressions: Conception, Sensibility, and Inheritance -- 6. Misconceiving the Heir: Mind and Matter in the Warming Pan Propaganda -- 7. From the Man-Machine to the Automaton-Man: The Enlightenment Origins of the Mechanistic Imagery of Humanity -- 8. The 'Fair Savage': Empiricism and Essence in Sarah Fielding's The History of Ophelia -- 9. Food and Feeling: 'Digestive Force' and the Nature of Morbidity in Vitalist Medicine -- 10. The Divine Touch, or Touching Divines: John Hunter, David Hume, and the Bishop of Durham's Rectum -- 11. The Value of a Dead Body -- 12. Noticing Death: Funeral Invitations and Obituaries in Early Modern Britain -- Contributors -- Index
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781442694354
1442694351
9781442642584
1442642580
Standard # 10.3138/9781442694354 doi
Subject Life (Biology) -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Matter -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Alt author Deutsch, Helen,
Terrall, Mary,

Subject Life (Biology) -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Matter -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Descript 1 online resource.
Content text
Media computer
Carrier online resource
Descript text file PDF rda
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Living with Lucretius -- 2. Dismantl'd Souls: The Verse Epistle, Embodied Subjectivity, and Poetic Animation -- 3. Girodet and the Eternal Sleep -- 4. Tristram Shandy and the Art of Conception -- 5. Material Impressions: Conception, Sensibility, and Inheritance -- 6. Misconceiving the Heir: Mind and Matter in the Warming Pan Propaganda -- 7. From the Man-Machine to the Automaton-Man: The Enlightenment Origins of the Mechanistic Imagery of Humanity -- 8. The 'Fair Savage': Empiricism and Essence in Sarah Fielding's The History of Ophelia -- 9. Food and Feeling: 'Digestive Force' and the Nature of Morbidity in Vitalist Medicine -- 10. The Divine Touch, or Touching Divines: John Hunter, David Hume, and the Bishop of Durham's Rectum -- 11. The Value of a Dead Body -- 12. Noticing Death: Funeral Invitations and Obituaries in Early Modern Britain -- Contributors -- Index
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Deutsch, Helen,
Terrall, Mary,
ISBN 9781442694354
1442694351
9781442642584
1442642580
Standard # 10.3138/9781442694354 doi

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