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Melancholy and the Care of the Soul

Religion, Moral Philosophy and Madness in Early Modern England

Melancholy and the Care of the Soul( )
Author: Schmidt, Jeremy
Series title:The History of Medicine in Context Ser.
ISBN:978-1-351-91835-0
Publication Date:Dec 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

Melancholy is rightly taken to be a central topic of concern in early modern culture, and it continues to generate scholarly interest among historians of medicine, literature, psychiatry and religion. This book considerably furthers our understanding of the issue by examining the extensive discussions of melancholy in seventeenth- and eighteenth- century religious and moral philosophical publications, many of which have received only scant attention from modern scholars. Arguing that...
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