The Resource American minds : a history of ideas, by Stow Persons

American minds : a history of ideas, by Stow Persons

Label
American minds : a history of ideas
Title
American minds
Title remainder
a history of ideas
Statement of responsibility
by Stow Persons
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Persons, Stow
Index
no index present
LC call number
B851
LC item number
.P4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy, American
  • Philosophy, American
  • Geistesgeschichte
  • Geschichte
  • Philosophie
  • USA
Label
American minds : a history of ideas, by Stow Persons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The colonial religious mind: 1620-1660 -- 1. Puritanism -- The English background -- Puritan piety -- Covenant theory -- Piety and intellect -- 2. The holy commonwealth -- The church covenant -- The social covenant -- The Puritan ethic -- 3. Sectarianism -- The Antinomians -- Roger Williams -- The Quakers -- Part II: The mind of the American Enlightenment: 1749-1812 -- 4. The enlightened outlook -- The discovery of America -- Natural law and human right -- The pursuit of happiness -- 5. From revelation to reason -- The Great Awakening -- Arminianism -- Deism -- Revivalism and enlightenment -- 6. History, natural and civil -- Natural history -- Civil history -- 7. Republicanism -- Basic assumptions -- Human nature and politics -- The nature of government -- Part III: The mind of nineteenth-century democracy: 1800-1860 -- 8. Democratic social theory -- Man and the state -- Change and progress -- Institutions and reform -- 9. Protestantism and democracy -- Denominationalism -- Democratic theology -- Unitarianism -- Mormonism -- 10. The academic mind -- Protestant scholasticism -- Clerical economics -- 11. Romanticism -- Facets of romanticism -- Romantic democracy -- Transcendentalism -- Part IV: The naturalistic mind: 1865-1929 -- 12. The naturalistic pattern of thought -- The social setting -- The primacy of natural law -- The social organism -- The cultural anthropological scale -- Differential social change -- 13. Evolution -- Biological evolution -- William Graham Sumner -- 14. Naturalistic psychology -- Purposivism or instinct psychology -- Instincts and economic thought -- Behaviorism -- 15. Oliver Wendell Holmes, legal naturalist -- The universe and man -- Society and the individual -- The rugged individualist -- 16. Racism -- Intellectual background of racism -- Cultural theory of race -- 17. Thorsteins, Veblen, social evolutionist -- Historical-cultural stages -- Social dynamics -- Differential change -- 18. The science of history -- The impact of science -- Naturalism and Marxism -- 19. Moral and literary naturalism -- Naturalistic fiction -- Moral evolution -- The end of naturalism -- Part V: The contemporary neodemocratic mind -- 20. The critique of naturalism -- Neodemocracy -- Genetics and evolution -- The diversity of cultures -- 21. Democracy and public opinion -- Progressivism and direct democracy -- making and measuring opinion -- 22. Walter Lippmann's politicoanalysis -- The making of a journalist -- Politicoanalysis -- 23. Pragmatism -- A philosophy of change -- Pragmatism and progressivism -- Progressive education -- 24. The varieties of religious experience -- A social gospel -- Modernism -- Medicine and religion -- 25. Social control and planning -- Controls, formal and informal -- Democratic planning -- 26. Liberty and loyalty -- The evolution of civil liberty -- Loyalty
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
467 pages
Lccn
58006318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
001383103
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00681113
  • (OCoLC)ocm00681113
Label
American minds : a history of ideas, by Stow Persons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The colonial religious mind: 1620-1660 -- 1. Puritanism -- The English background -- Puritan piety -- Covenant theory -- Piety and intellect -- 2. The holy commonwealth -- The church covenant -- The social covenant -- The Puritan ethic -- 3. Sectarianism -- The Antinomians -- Roger Williams -- The Quakers -- Part II: The mind of the American Enlightenment: 1749-1812 -- 4. The enlightened outlook -- The discovery of America -- Natural law and human right -- The pursuit of happiness -- 5. From revelation to reason -- The Great Awakening -- Arminianism -- Deism -- Revivalism and enlightenment -- 6. History, natural and civil -- Natural history -- Civil history -- 7. Republicanism -- Basic assumptions -- Human nature and politics -- The nature of government -- Part III: The mind of nineteenth-century democracy: 1800-1860 -- 8. Democratic social theory -- Man and the state -- Change and progress -- Institutions and reform -- 9. Protestantism and democracy -- Denominationalism -- Democratic theology -- Unitarianism -- Mormonism -- 10. The academic mind -- Protestant scholasticism -- Clerical economics -- 11. Romanticism -- Facets of romanticism -- Romantic democracy -- Transcendentalism -- Part IV: The naturalistic mind: 1865-1929 -- 12. The naturalistic pattern of thought -- The social setting -- The primacy of natural law -- The social organism -- The cultural anthropological scale -- Differential social change -- 13. Evolution -- Biological evolution -- William Graham Sumner -- 14. Naturalistic psychology -- Purposivism or instinct psychology -- Instincts and economic thought -- Behaviorism -- 15. Oliver Wendell Holmes, legal naturalist -- The universe and man -- Society and the individual -- The rugged individualist -- 16. Racism -- Intellectual background of racism -- Cultural theory of race -- 17. Thorsteins, Veblen, social evolutionist -- Historical-cultural stages -- Social dynamics -- Differential change -- 18. The science of history -- The impact of science -- Naturalism and Marxism -- 19. Moral and literary naturalism -- Naturalistic fiction -- Moral evolution -- The end of naturalism -- Part V: The contemporary neodemocratic mind -- 20. The critique of naturalism -- Neodemocracy -- Genetics and evolution -- The diversity of cultures -- 21. Democracy and public opinion -- Progressivism and direct democracy -- making and measuring opinion -- 22. Walter Lippmann's politicoanalysis -- The making of a journalist -- Politicoanalysis -- 23. Pragmatism -- A philosophy of change -- Pragmatism and progressivism -- Progressive education -- 24. The varieties of religious experience -- A social gospel -- Modernism -- Medicine and religion -- 25. Social control and planning -- Controls, formal and informal -- Democratic planning -- 26. Liberty and loyalty -- The evolution of civil liberty -- Loyalty
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
467 pages
Lccn
58006318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
001383103
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00681113
  • (OCoLC)ocm00681113

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