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538. Skepticism in the Seventeenth Century

Monday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Katherine AttiƩ, Folger Shakespeare Library

1. "Lucrece, Cicero, and the Mind-Body Problem," James Kuzner, Case Western Reserve Univ.

2. "The Political Aesthetic of Skepticism: Satirists, Bystanders, and Freethinkers," Anita Gilman Sherman, American Univ.

3. "Skepticism and Metaphysical Discourse in the 1640s: Nathaneal Culverwel, Vision, and the Limits of Poetic Language," Melissa M. Caldwell, Eastern Illinois Univ.

For abstracts, write to asherm@american.edu.


Subject:

  • British Literature – Seventeenth Century

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