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Mind, Body, Motion, Matter by Mary Helen McMurran, Alison Conway

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Mind, Body, Motion, Matter
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Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN/ASIN: B01F2LOP02
Number of pages: 304

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'Mind, Body, Motion, Matter' investigates the relationship between the eighteenth century's two predominant approaches to the natural world -- mechanistic materialism and vitalism -- in the works of leading British and French writers such as Daniel Defoe, William Hogarth, Laurence Sterne, the third Earl of Shaftesbury and Denis Diderot.

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