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Empiricist devotions : science, religion, and poetry in early eighteenth-century England / Courtney Weiss Smith.

Author/creator Smith, Courtney Weiss
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016.
Descriptionviii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies
Contents Occasional meditation, an empirical-devotional mode -- Deus in machina: popular newtonianism's visions of the clockwork-world -- Money, meaning, and a "foundation in nature" -- Social contracts, empiricist subjects, and providential nature -- Georgic realism, an empirical-devotional poetics.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2015022491
ISBN0813938384 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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