World Library  


QR link for Coleridge's Early Empiricism
Open EEWOWW
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Coleridge's Early Empiricism

By Side, Jeffrey

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0100000424
Format Type: PDF (eBook)
File Size: 151.35 KB.
Reproduction Date: 5/14/2013

Title: Coleridge's Early Empiricism  
Author: Side, Jeffrey
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Drama and Literature, Coleridge
Collections: Authors Community, Literature
Historic
Publication Date:
2013
Publisher: Argotist Ebooks
Member Page: Jeff Side

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Side, J. (2013). Coleridge's Early Empiricism. Retrieved from http://www.self.gutenberg.org/


Description
This study examines the influence of empiricism on Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poetry up until 1800, at which time he deserted it for transcendentalism. This is not to suggest that he was completely an empiricist before 1800, but that his empiricism was somewhat tempered by transcendentalist influences. Therefore, the relationship between “empiricism” and “transcendentalism” in his thinking with regard to poetic composition is problematical. Coleridge became a transcendentalist poet and thinker, whose Biographia Literaria was partly intended to demonstrate the malign effect of the Locke tradition on poetry. Even so, that book is partly a work of self-correction. There is ample evidence of Coleridge’s immersion in empiricist philosophy in the 1790s, as well as in the kind of scientific enquiry that was thought to be congenial to that philosophy. The sway of David Hartley, in particular, over his thoughts is prominently demonstrated by the choice of a name for his son.

Summary


 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • A Guide To the Hidden Wisdom of Kabbalah (by )
  • Attaining the Worlds Beyond (by )
  • Basic Concepts in Kabbalah (by )
  • Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Lif... (by )
  • The Kabbalah Experience (by )
  • The Path of Kabbalah (by )
  • The Science of Kabbalah (Pticha) Volume 1 (by )
  • Interview with the Future (by )
  • Introduction to the Book of Zohar Volume 2 (by )
  • The Open Book (by )
  • Selected Poetry 
  • I Was Walking through a Bookstore the Ot... 
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.