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General Sketch of the History of Pantheism

General Sketch of the History of Pantheism

Volume 2. From the Age of Spinoza to the Commencement of the Nineteenth century


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  • Date Published: June 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108028028

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  • A perceptive thinker and author of five scholarly tomes as well as numerous essays, the philosopher and historian of religion, Constance E. Plumptre is now unfamiliar to many readers. Yet for a period of just over twenty years between 1878 and 1902 she championed some of the most fascinating philosophical and religious theories of the Victorian age. Although she won greatest acclaim for Studies in Little-Known Subjects (1898), her first work, General Sketch of the History of Pantheism, published anonymously in 1878, was one of the most significant nineteenth-century studies in theological philosophy. In this second volume Plumptre continues her account of modern Pantheism and introduces the reader to the works of Spinoza, Fichte, Hegel and Schopenhauer, before concluding with a brief but insightful summary of this substantial philosophical question. For more information on this author, see

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    • Date Published: June 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108028028
    • length: 360 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 20 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Book III. Modern Pantheism:
    6. Spinoza
    7. Berkeley
    8. Lessing
    9. Digression on the scepticism of the eighteenth century
    10. Fichte
    11. Hegel
    12. Schelling
    13. Leibnitz and Schopenhauer
    14. The philosophical and scientific aspects of pantheism
    15. Summary and conclusion

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    Constance E. Plumptre

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