The Science of Sensibility: Reading Burke's Philosophical Enquiry

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2101-2 (Print) 978-94-007-2102-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Science and Sensibility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-56

      Philosophical Enquiries into the Science of Sensibility: An Introductory Essay

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      Pages 57-68

      ‘Communicating a Sort of Philosophical Solidity to Taste’: Newtonian Elements in Burke’s Methodology in Philosophical Enquiry

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      Pages 69-90

      Hyporborean Meteorologies of Culture: Art’s Progress and Medical Environmentalism in Arbuthnot, Burke and Barry

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      Pages 91-106

      From the Enquiry (1757) to the Fourth Kritisches Wäldchen (1769): Burke and Herder on the Division of the Senses

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      Pages 107-122

      Edmund Burke and John Locke on the Metaphysics of Substance

  3. Sensibility in Politics, Sociability and Morals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-138

      The Politics of Burke’s Enquiry

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      Pages 139-150

      Aisling Gheár – A Terrible Beauty: The Gaelic Background to Burke’s Enquiry

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      Pages 151-175

      Pity and Fear: Providential Sociability in Burke’s Philosophical Enquiry

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      Pages 177-192

      Burke and Kant on the Social Nature of Aesthetic Experience

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      Pages 193-221

      The Sublime, the Beautiful, and the Political in Burke’s Work

  4. Aesthetics and the Science of Sensibility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-245

      Burke’s Classical Heritage: Playing Games with Longinus

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      Pages 247-263

      Edmund Burke Among the Poets: Milton, Lucretius and the Philosophical Enquiry

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      Pages 265-282

      ‘Expressive Uncertainty’: Edmund Burke’s Theory of the Sublime and Eighteenth-Century Conceptions of Metaphor

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      Pages 283-304

      Between Knowledge and Sentiment: Burke and Hume on Taste

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      Pages 305-319

      Burke, the Revenge of Obscurity and the Foundation of the Aesthetic

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 321-337