publication . 0044 . 2010

'The language of the naked facts': Joseph Priestley on language and revealed religion

Kingston, Elizabeth S;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Oct 2010
Abstract
Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) is usually remembered for his experiments in natural\ud philosophy and celebrated for his isolation of the gas we now call oxygen. However,\ud Priestley had a wide range of interests and published extensively on education, history,\ud politics, political philosophy, language, theology and religion. He dedicated his life to\ud elucidating a coherent set of epistemological, metaphysical and theological principles\ud which he believed explained the human mind, the natural world and the nature of God\ud and revelation. Recent studies of Priestley have emphasised the difficulties that arise\ud from isolating the various aspects of his tho...
Subjects
free text keywords: P1, PR, BL

Hartley, David, Hartley's Theory of the Human Mind, on the Principle of the Association of Ideas; with Essays Relating to the Subject of It. Joseph Priestley (ed.). London: 1775.

---."Remarks on the Reasoning of St. Paul." Signed 'Paulinus'. Theological Repository. 3. Leeds: 1771. J. T. Rutt (ed.) Vol. 7.

---."The Socinian Hypothesis Vindicated". Signed 'Liberius'. Theological Repository. 3.

Leeds: 1771. J. T. Rutt (ed.) Vol. 7.

Bartine, David. "Tropology and Critical Reading." Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory. 6. 1. (2004): 91-101.

Goldstein, Joel and Rubini Goldstein. "Reason and the Spirit: Evidences of Christianity Lectures of Doddridge, Broadbent and Priestley and the Unitarian Revolution, 1729- 1794." Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, Selected Papers. (1995): 216-24.

Tapper, Alan. "The Beginnings of Priestley's Materialism." Enlightenment and Dissent. 1. (1982): 73-82.

---. "Reid and Priestley on Method and the Mind." The Philosophical Quarterly. 52.

Abstract
Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) is usually remembered for his experiments in natural\ud philosophy and celebrated for his isolation of the gas we now call oxygen. However,\ud Priestley had a wide range of interests and published extensively on education, history,\ud politics, political philosophy, language, theology and religion. He dedicated his life to\ud elucidating a coherent set of epistemological, metaphysical and theological principles\ud which he believed explained the human mind, the natural world and the nature of God\ud and revelation. Recent studies of Priestley have emphasised the difficulties that arise\ud from isolating the various aspects of his tho...
Subjects
free text keywords: P1, PR, BL

Hartley, David, Hartley's Theory of the Human Mind, on the Principle of the Association of Ideas; with Essays Relating to the Subject of It. Joseph Priestley (ed.). London: 1775.

---."Remarks on the Reasoning of St. Paul." Signed 'Paulinus'. Theological Repository. 3. Leeds: 1771. J. T. Rutt (ed.) Vol. 7.

---."The Socinian Hypothesis Vindicated". Signed 'Liberius'. Theological Repository. 3.

Leeds: 1771. J. T. Rutt (ed.) Vol. 7.

Bartine, David. "Tropology and Critical Reading." Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory. 6. 1. (2004): 91-101.

Goldstein, Joel and Rubini Goldstein. "Reason and the Spirit: Evidences of Christianity Lectures of Doddridge, Broadbent and Priestley and the Unitarian Revolution, 1729- 1794." Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, Selected Papers. (1995): 216-24.

Tapper, Alan. "The Beginnings of Priestley's Materialism." Enlightenment and Dissent. 1. (1982): 73-82.

---. "Reid and Priestley on Method and the Mind." The Philosophical Quarterly. 52.

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