Knowledge and Indifference in English Romantic Prose: Frontmatter

  title={Knowledge and Indifference in English Romantic Prose: Frontmatter},
  author={Timothy Milnes},
Philology and Philosophical Grammar
In order to begin the process of situating Hazlitt’s linguistic work in the context of eighteenth-century philology, his response(s) to the philosophical grammar movement will be considered, withExpand
‘Wallowing in the rubbish of departed ignorance’
Thomas Love Peacock, in his essay ‘The Four Ages of Poetry’, opposes ‘the progress of knowledge’, as accelerated by historians and philosophers, to ‘the rubbish of departed ignorance’, as wallowed inExpand
William Hazlitt and the Uses of Knowledge
AbstractWilliam Hazlitt and the Uses of KnowledgebyPatricia Anne PelfreyDoctor of Philosophy in EnglishUniversity of California, BerkeleyProfessor Steven Goldsmith, ChairWhile Romantic literatureExpand
William Rowan Hamilton and the Poetry of Science
This article explores the scientific and literary work of William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865). Hamilton was recognised as one of the finest scientists of his generation, and he made lastingExpand
A ‘new system of metaphysics’
The only pretension, of which I am tenacious, is that of being a metaphysician.1 Throughout Hazlitt’s studies at New College in the early 1790s he had immersed himself in the principal topics ofExpand


Bacon's View of Rhetoric, Poetry, and the Imagination
UCH of the writing on Bacon in recent decades has depended lVl. from an a posteriori view of his influence on the seventeenth century. A true estimate of his idea of poetry has been prevented by tooExpand
Wordsworth and "A New Condition of Philosophy"
L'A. analyse dans l'oeuvre litteraire de Wordsworth ce qui releve stricto sensu de la philosophie: sa conception de l'homme et du monde, l'egotisme, la transcendance et la beaute
Coleridge and German Idealism: First Postulates, Final Causes
More than any other writer, Coleridge introduced the English-speaking world to the Kantian and post-Kantian era of modern philosophy. In his related struggle to accommodate the transcendental orExpand
Coleridge’s Theory of Imagination: a Hegelian Solution to Kant?
Coleridge’s theory of imagination has all too frequently been misunderstood throughout its history, with a few notable exceptions.1 Both recent critical works and, lamentably, the new edition of theExpand
The Growth of the Soul: Coleridge's Dialectical Method and the Strategy of Emerson's Nature
A TURE, as every student of Emerson realizes, has met with mixed reception almost from the moment of publication (1836). If Amos Bronson Alcott thought it was "a gem throughout" and Thomas CarlyleExpand
Coleridge on Powers in Mind and Nature
Coleridge’s philosophy tends to be an embarrassment to the admirers of his poetry — or indeed a matter of resentment. Wordsworth hinted that it killed the poet in him and Quiller Couch said soExpand
Hazlitt on the Future of the Self
There are moments in the life of a solitary thinker which are to him what the evening of some great victory is to the conqueror and hero.. .milder triumphs long remembered with truer and deeperExpand
The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: Deontology together with A Table of the Springs of Action and Article on Utilitarianism
A critical edition of three of Bentham's works, Deontology and The Article on Utilitarianism previously unpublished. Together with his An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation,Expand
The foundations of foundationalism
There is a controversy in contemporary philosophy over the question whether or not knowledge must have a foundation. On one side are the foundationalists, who do accept the metaphor and find theExpand
Local Transcendence: Cultural Criticism, Postmodernism, and the Romanticism of Detail
Local Transcendence: Cultural Criticism, Postmodernism, and the Romanticism of Detail Author(s): Alan Liu Source: Representations, No. 32 (Autumn, 1990), pp. 75-113 Published by: University ofExpand