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Francis Hutcheson's aesthetics and his critics in Ireland: Charles-Louis de Villette and Edmund Burke
(Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 2016)
In his own time as much as in ours, the response to Francis Hutcheson’s philosophy has concentrated above all on his contribution to moral thought, especially the articulation of a so-called ‘moral sense’.1 The moral ...
John Locke, Edward Stillingfleet, and the Quarrel over Consensus
(Edinburgh University Press, 2017-02)
Philosophical antagonism and dispute by no means confined to the early modern period nonetheless enjoyed a moment of particular ferment as new methods and orientations on questions of epistemology and ethics developed ...
Teaching Caxton's Prologue to Eneydos as an introduction to Renaissance literary culture
(Michael Boecherer, Ed. & Pub, 2015-06)
Over the past few decades, contemporary scholarship on Renaissance literature has increasingly come to intersect with the concerns of book history and material culture. This has been reflected in the classroom, for instance, ...
Periodicals and journalism in twentieth-century Ireland: writing against the grain - review
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
The essays in this collection are expanded versions of papers given at the 2012 conference of the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland at Kingston University. Fourteen chapters discuss significant titles from ...
Beaumont and Fletcher's Rhodes: early modern geopolitics and mythological topography in The Maid's Tragedy
(Humanities Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University., 2012)
Discussions of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher's Maid's Tragedy have infrequently engaged with the matter of its setting. Nonetheless, as we are frequently reminded within the play, its tragic events are purportedly ...
The spectre of the School of Night: former scholarly fictions and the stuff of academic fiction
(Early Modern Literary Studies, 2014)
This article re-examines the fortunes of the School of Night over the past century as it transitioned from a scholarly theory that enjoyed wide acceptance by early modernists to become almost exclusively the stuff of ...
A networks-science investigation into the epic poems of Ossian
(WorldScientific Open Access, 2016-10-21)
In 1760 James Macpherson published the first volume of a series of epic poems which he claimed to have translated into English from ancient Scottish-Gaelic sources. The poems, which purported to have been composed by a ...
Mixing With the Devil. Review of Falling Out of Heaven, by John Lynch
(The Irish Times, 2010)
Transcription maximized; expense Minimized? Crowdsourcing and editing The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham
(Oxford University Press, 2012-03-28)
This article discusses the crowdsourced manuscript transcription project Transcribe Bentham, and how it will impact upon long-established editorial practices at the Bentham Project, University College London, which is ...
“Certaine Amorous Sonnets, Betweene Venus and Adonis”: fictive acts of writing in The Passionate Pilgrime of 1612
(Etudes Epistémè, 2012)
In c. 1599, the London stationer William Jaggard produced two editions of The Passionate Pilgrime, a collection of twenty poems best known for its inclusion of five sonnets by William Shakespeare. Having been lengthened ...