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Materialism and society in the mid-eighteenth century

Ann Thomson

Materialism and society in the mid-eighteenth century

La Mettrie"s Discours préliminaire

by Ann Thomson

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Published by Droz in Genève .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, 1709-1751.,
  • La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, 1709-1751.,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnn Thomson.
    SeriesHistoire des idées et critique littéraire ;, no. 198
    ContributionsLa Mettrie, Julien Offray de, 1709-1751.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2067 .T46 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3524696M
    LC Control Number82109371

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A discussion of mid 18th‐century materialism, as seen mainly in the works of La Mettrie and in Diderot's early works, against the background of contemporary medical and biological thought.

It begins with a re‐examination of the physiology of Herman Boerhaave, who played an important role in La Mettrie's thought, and who is too often seen simply as a iatromechanist against whom the vitalists Author: Ann Thomson.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomson, Ann. Materialism and society in the mid-eighteenth century. Genève: Droz, (OCoLC) Materialism and Society in the Mid-Eighteenth REVIEWS of the book so that this goal-a theory in the service of critical practice- would have guided the entire monograph.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. A reaction against materialism was felt in the later years of the 18th cent., but the middle of the 19th cent. brought a new movement, largely psychological in interpretation. Two of the modern developments of materialism are dialectical materialism and physicalism, a position formulated by some members of the Logical Positivist movement.

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In Idealism, mind and consciousness are first-order realities to which matter is subject and secondary. In philosophical materialism the converse is true.

Eighteenth-century materialism in a sense is an extension of the seventeenth-century mechanical philosophy that was the hallmark of the scientific revolution. The mechanical philosophy offered a worldview in which matter and the natural laws of motions were supposed to explain all phenomena.

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Julien Offray de La Mettrie (French: [ɔfʁɛ də la metʁi]; Novem – Novem ) was a French physician and philosopher, and one of the earliest of the French materialists of the is best known for his work L'homme machine (Machine Man).Alma mater: University of Rennes.

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The goal of cultural materialism is to explain politics, economics, ideology and symbolic aspects of a culture with relation to the needs of that society.The word materialism has been used in modern times to refer to a family of metaphysical theories (i.e., theories of the nature of reality) that can best be defined by saying that a theory tends to be called materialist if it is felt sufficiently to resemble a paradigmatic theory that will here be called mechanical materialism.

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