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The wild girl, natural man, and the monster [electronic resource] :dangerous experiments in the Age of Enlightenment / Julia V. Douthwaite.

By: Douthwaite, Julia V.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 314 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9780226160573 (electronic bk.); 0226160572 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Philosophical anthropology -- France -- History -- 18th century | French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Philosophical anthropology -- England -- History -- 18th century | English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism | History | Anthropologie philosophique -- France -- Histoire -- 18e siècle | Littérature française -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique | Anthropologie philosophique -- Angleterre -- Histoire -- 18e siècle | Littérature anglaise -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique | PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism | Experimenten | Menselijke natuur | Monsters | Verlichting (cultuurgeschiedenis) | Antropologia filosófica -- Século 18 | Bildungstheorie | Naturwissenschaften | Mensch | England | FrankreichGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 128/.09/033 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. Wild Children: establishing the boundaries of nature and science -- 2. The animated statue and the plasticity of mankind -- 3. Compromised idylls: natural man and woman encultured -- 4. Raising the rational child: real-life experiments and alternatives to Rousseau -- 5. Perfectibility in the revolutionary era: Utopian politics and dystopian fictions -- Epilogue: Monstrous imperfection.
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ელ.რესურსი ელ.რესურსი ეროვნული სამეცნიერო ბიბლიოთეკა 1
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-301) and index.

Introduction -- 1. Wild Children: establishing the boundaries of nature and science -- 2. The animated statue and the plasticity of mankind -- 3. Compromised idylls: natural man and woman encultured -- 4. Raising the rational child: real-life experiments and alternatives to Rousseau -- 5. Perfectibility in the revolutionary era: Utopian politics and dystopian fictions -- Epilogue: Monstrous imperfection.

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