Melancholy and the Care of the Soul: Religion, Moral Philosophy and Madness in Early Modern England

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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 melancholy was considered by many to be ...

Melancholy and the Care of the Soul: Religion, Moral Philosophy and Madness in Early Modern England 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138252738

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Melancholy and the Care of the Soul: Religion, Moral Philosophy and Madness in Early Modern England 2007, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754657484

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