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European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche
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European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Frank M Turner and Richard A. Lofthouse

Abstract

One of the most distinguished cultural and intellectual historians of our time, Frank Turner taught a landmark Yale University lecture course on European intellectual history that drew scores of students over many years. His lectures—lucid, accessible, beautifully written, and delivered with a notable lack of jargon—distilled modern European history from the Enlightenment to the dawn of the twentieth century and conveyed the turbulence of a rapidly changing era in European history through its ideas and leading figures. The author, one of Turner's former students, has now edited the lectures in ... More

Keywords: Frank Turner, European intellectual history, modern European history, lectures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780300207293
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300207293.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank M Turner, author
Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford

Richard A. Lofthouse, editor

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Chapter 1 Rousseau’s Challenge to Modernity

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Chapter 2 Tocqueville and Liberty

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Chapter 3 J.S. Mill and the Nineteenth Century

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Chapter 4 The Turn to Subjectivity

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Chapter 5 Medievalism and the Invention of the Renaissance

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Chapter 6 Nature Historicised

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Chapter 7 Darwin and Creation

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Chapter 8 Marx and the Transcendent Working Class

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Chapter 9 The Cult of the Artist

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Chapter 10 Nationalism

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Chapter 11 Race and Anti-Semitism

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Chapter 12 Wagner

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Chapter 13 The Ideology of Separate Gender Spheres

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Chapter 14 Old Faiths and New

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Chapter 15 Nietzsche

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