Carlyle and Scottish Thought

Jessop, R. (1997) Carlyle and Scottish Thought. Macmillan: Basingstoke. ISBN 9780333634288

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This book undertakes commencement of long overdue major reassessment of Carlyle’s works within a Scottish intellectual (literary and philosophical) context. As suggested by the title, it constitutes a response or rather supplement to Charles Frederick Harrold’s seminal study, Carlyle and German Thought: 1819-1834. Critically acclaimed since its publication in a number of reviews, for its rigour and insights into Carlyle's work up to 1834, Carlyle and Scottish Thought challengingly works within the disciplines of both literary criticism and philosophy, revealing some of the major underpinnings to Carlyle's thought in relation to Scottish philosophers such as David Hume, Thomas Reid, and Sir William Hamilton.

Item Type:Books
Keywords:Thomas Carlyle Philosophy Scotland Intellectual Life 18th century Scottish Philosophy 19th century Scottish Philosophy 19th century Literature Victorian Literature Scepticism Mind-Body Dualism David Hume Thomas Reid Sir William Hamilton
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Jessop, Dr Ralph
Authors: Jessop, R.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
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