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Eighteenth-century arguments for immortality and Johnson"s Rasselas

Walker, Robert G.

Eighteenth-century arguments for immortality and Johnson"s Rasselas

by Walker, Robert G.

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Published by English Literary Studies, University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784,
  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Philosophy,
  • Immortality (Philosophy),
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRobert G. Walker.
    SeriesELS monograph series ;, no. 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3529 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. ;
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4278974M
    LC Control Number78304873

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    Anti-Christian Philosophy of the Eighteenth Century By Rev. James A. MacCaffrey. In the Middle Ages the theory that human reason was to be placed above faith found able exponents, and more than once men arose who questioned some of the fundamental principles of Christianity, or who went farther still by rejecting entirely the Christian revelation.   List of Illustrations viii Notes on Contributors x Introduction 1 Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose Part I Methods and Approaches 7 1 Why Bibliography Matters 9 T. H. Howard-Hill 2 What is Textual Scholarship? 21 David Greetham 3 The Uses of Quantifi cation 33 Alexis Weedon 4 Readers: Books and Biography 50 Stephen Colclough Part II The History of the Material Text 63 The World before the /5(77).

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Price New from Used from Cited by: 4. The Morality of Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas. Dr Johnson was one of the most vigorous intellectuals of the eighteenth century. He was also exceptionally kind, humble and constantly battling against self-doubt.

For anyone feeling fed up with life, Rasselas may be the answer. “Samuel Johnson’s Insults” is a collection of definitions selected from Samuel Johnson’s famous dictionary of Johnson () lived in an age when /5(6).

Full text of "Immortality and Rasselas: a study of the idea behind Johnson's apologue" See other formats. Walker, Robert G. Eighteenth-Century Arguments for Immortal-ity and Johnsons "Rasselas." English Literary Studies 9 (Victoria: University of Victoria, ), 73 pp., n.p.

Walker's initial chapters develop the three main arguments for immortality: the metaphysical, which concerns the properties for. 34 See the brilliant discussion of this problem by Robert G. Walker, Eighteenth-Century Arguments for Immortality and Johnson's Rasselas (Victoria: U of Victoria P, ).

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The new religion of reason reflected the era’s turn from mystical. Immortality of the soul in the bible. The Bible is not indebted to heathen philosophers. The very first Early Church Fathers never questioned the Biblical teaching of the complete mortality of man, the sleep of the dead, and the resurrection to eternal life or to judgment.

Rasselas also resolves to retire from the world - un-diffused - so Imlac tells him about the mad astronomer, afflicted with a terrible disease: 'the dangerous prevalence of the imagination.' This turns out to be a sort of 18th-century version of Walter Mittyism, attendant upon 'silent speculation.'.

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Lichtenberg and the Nachtwachen. Much of eighteenth-century prose is taken up by topical journalistic issues-as indeed is the prose of any other age. However, in the eighteenth century we come across, for the first-time in the history of English literature, a really huge mass of pamphlets, journals, booklets, and magazines.

OXFORD BOOK OF EIGHTEENTH CENTURY VERSE Chosen and Edited by ROGER LONSDALE OXPORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. CONTENTS Introduction xxriii Acknowledgements xlii JOHN POMFRET () 1. The Choice i THOMAS D'URFEY () 2. Dialogue, between Crab and Gillian 5 JOHN PHILIPS (). The church of the eighteenth century was still reeling in the wake of the huge religious upheavals of the two previous centuries.

Though this was a comparatively quiet period, this book shows that for the whole period, religion was a major factor in the lives of virtually everybody living in Britain and Ireland. The 18th century viewed as a whole has a distinctive character. It is definitely the Age of understanding, the age of enlightenment, where a literature which had become pellucid (clear) began to diffuse knowledge among the growing public.

The supremacy of reason was unchallenged – there reigned a general belief in the advancement of human : Ardhendu De.who was an eighteenth century french philosopher and writer who organized all knowledge in a massive collection called the encyclopedie A diderot B -