Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the by Peggy Thompson,Rhona Brown,Leslie A. Chilton,Timothy

By Peggy Thompson,Rhona Brown,Leslie A. Chilton,Timothy Erwin,Evan Gottlieb,Christopher D. Johnson,Heather King,James Noggle,Adam Rounce,Adrianne Wadewitz

During the final half the eighteenth century, sensibility and its much less celebrated corollary experience have been topic to consistent edition, critique, and contestation in ways in which increase profound questions on the formation of ethical identities and groups. Beyond experience and Sensibility addresses these questions. What authority does cause maintain as an ethical college in an age of sensibility? How trustworthy or fascinating is feeling as an ethical consultant or a attempt of personality? How does this kind of concentration give a contribution to ethical isolation and elitism or, conversely, social connectedness and inclusion? How will we distinguish among that connectedness and a disciplinary socialization? How do insensible strategies give a contribution to our ethical formation and motion? What possible choices lie past the anthropomorphism implied through feel and sensibility?

Drawing commonly on philosophical notion from the eighteenth century in addition to conceptual frameworks built within the twenty-first century, this quantity of essays examines ethical formation represented in or implicitly produced through a variety of texts, together with Boswell’s literary feedback, Fergusson’s poetry, Burney’s novels, Doddridge’s biography, Smollett’s novels, Charlotte Smith’s children’s books, Johnson’s essays, Gibbon’s background, and Wordsworth’s poetry. The certain conceptual and textual breadth of Beyond experience and Sensibility yields a wealthy reassessment and augmentation of the 2 views summarized by way of the phrases experience and sensibility in later eighteenth-century Britain.

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