The Resource Cosmopolis : the hidden agenda of modernity, Stephen Toulmin

Cosmopolis : the hidden agenda of modernity, Stephen Toulmin

Label
Cosmopolis : the hidden agenda of modernity
Title
Cosmopolis
Title remainder
the hidden agenda of modernity
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Toulmin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A reinterpretation of the intellectual framework which has girded the western imagination and sets its goals over the last three centuries
Cataloging source
DLC
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1922-2009
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Toulmin, Stephen
Index
no index present
LC call number
CB357
LC item number
.T64 1990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Rationalism
  • Civilisation moderne et contemporaine
  • Philosophie de la Renaissance
  • Philosophie
  • Rationalisme
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Intellectual life
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
  • Rationalism
  • Moderniteit
  • Renaissance
  • Wetenschapsfilosofie
  • Rationalisme
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Cosmopolis : the hidden agenda of modernity, Stephen Toulmin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : backing into the millennium -- What is the problem about modernity? Dating the start of modernity ; The standard account and its defects ; The modernity of the Renaissance ; Retreat from the Renaissance ; From humanists to rationalists -- The 17th-century Counter-Renaissance. Henry of Navarre and the crisis of belief ; 1610-1611 : young René and the Henriade ; 1610-1611 : John Donne grieves for cosmopolis ; 1640-1650 : the politics of certainty ; The first step back from rationalism -- The modern world view. Fashioning the new "Europe of nations" ; 1660-1720 : Leibniz discovers ecumenism ; 1660-1720 : Newton and the new cosmopolis ; 1720-1780 : the subtext of modernity ; The second step back from rationalism -- The far side of modernity. The high tide of sovereign nationhood ; 1750-1914 : dismantling the scaffolding ; 1920-1960 : re-renaissance deferred ; 1965-1975 : humanism reinvented ; The twin trajectories of modernity -- The way ahead. The myth of the clean slate ; Humanizing modernity ; The recovery of practical philosophy ; From Leviathan to Lilliput ; The rational and the reasonable -- Epilogue : facing the future again
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 228 pages
Isbn
9780029326312
Lccn
89023507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20318529
  • (OCoLC)ocm20318529
Label
Cosmopolis : the hidden agenda of modernity, Stephen Toulmin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : backing into the millennium -- What is the problem about modernity? Dating the start of modernity ; The standard account and its defects ; The modernity of the Renaissance ; Retreat from the Renaissance ; From humanists to rationalists -- The 17th-century Counter-Renaissance. Henry of Navarre and the crisis of belief ; 1610-1611 : young René and the Henriade ; 1610-1611 : John Donne grieves for cosmopolis ; 1640-1650 : the politics of certainty ; The first step back from rationalism -- The modern world view. Fashioning the new "Europe of nations" ; 1660-1720 : Leibniz discovers ecumenism ; 1660-1720 : Newton and the new cosmopolis ; 1720-1780 : the subtext of modernity ; The second step back from rationalism -- The far side of modernity. The high tide of sovereign nationhood ; 1750-1914 : dismantling the scaffolding ; 1920-1960 : re-renaissance deferred ; 1965-1975 : humanism reinvented ; The twin trajectories of modernity -- The way ahead. The myth of the clean slate ; Humanizing modernity ; The recovery of practical philosophy ; From Leviathan to Lilliput ; The rational and the reasonable -- Epilogue : facing the future again
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 228 pages
Isbn
9780029326312
Lccn
89023507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20318529
  • (OCoLC)ocm20318529

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