Shaftesbury: Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times

Shaftesbury: Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times

Paperback Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy

By (author) Lord Shaftesbury, Edited by Lawrence E. Klein, Series edited by Karl Ameriks, Series edited by Desmond M. Clarke

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  • Format: Paperback | 532 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 224mm x 36mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 23 July 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521578922
  • ISBN 13: 9780521578929
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 585,975

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Shaftesbury's Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times was first published in 1711. It ranges widely over ethics, aesthetics, religion, the arts (painting, literature, architecture, gardening), and ancient and modern history, and aims at nothing less than a new ideal of the gentleman. Together with Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding and Addison and Steele's Spectator, it is a text of fundamental importance for understanding the thought and culture of Enlightenment Europe. This volume, first published in 2000, presents an edition of the text together with an introduction, explanatory notes and a guide to further reading.

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Table of contents

Preface; A letter concerning enthusiasm; Sensus communis, an essay on the freedom of wit and humour; Soliloquy, or advice to an author; An inquiry concerning virtue or merit; The moralists, a philosophical rhapsody; Miscellaneous reflections.