Cover of: The philosophy of Carlyle. | Edwin D. Mead Read Online

The philosophy of Carlyle.

  • 554 Want to read
  • ·
  • 84 Currently reading

Published by Houghton, Mifflin and company in Boston .
Written in English


  • Carlyle, Thomas, -- 1795-1881

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Edwin D. Mead.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13545303M
LC Control Number19002389

Download The philosophy of Carlyle.


"A Sophisticated and Thought-Provoking Masterpiece" - by Dr. Benway (Oxford, UK) This book is, quite simply, unlike anything else I have ever read. Gems of transcendental philosophy embedded within the quirky story of a German professor, his existential crisis and discursive volume on the "philosophy of clothes". Book description. Thomas Carlyle (–) was one of the most influential authors of the nineteenth century. Eagerly studied at the highest level of intellectual society, his satirical essays and perceptive historical biographies caused him to be regarded for much of the Victorian period as a literary genius and eminent social philosopher. This tale is told in the first person by an anonymous Editor who is attempting to sort outThis novel, written by Thomas Carlyle in , defies easy categorization. Of plot there is essentially none, of long digressions there are many, development of characters is elusive, and philosophic ruminations /5.   "Dressed is the finest philosophy of clothes since Thomas Carlyle's Sartor Resartus in Bari's writing is limpidly clear, informed by a rich literary knowledge, theoretically and historically informed, sensuous and deeply textured, like a piece of luxurious fabric. It is also funny. But make no mistake: this is a work of s: 2.

Condemning aristocratic frivolity, Voltairean cynicism, and Rousseauvian utopianism, Carlyle nevertheless saw that after the destruction of tradition, “the five unsatiated Senses will remain.   The originator of the great man theory of history is British philosopher Thomas Carlyle (), one of the most revered thinkers of his day. He also coined the expression “dismal science” to describe the economics of his time. Most likely Twain obtained the copy of Carlyle in order to work on his own book. A close examination of both texts makes it clear that Twain has appropriated and modified many of the ideas in Carlyle's Sartor Resartus to construct his own philosophy of clothes in A Connecticut Yankee. . The novel purports to be a commentary on the thought and early life of a German philosopher called Diogenes Teufelsdröckh (which translates as 'god-born devil-dung'), author of a tome entitled Clothes: Their Origin and Influence, but is actually a poioumenon.

III. CARLYLE’S PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY was published in Thomas Carlyle and the Art of History on page   Thomas Carlyle, Scottish historian, critic, and sociological writer. was born in the village of Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire, eldest child of James Carlyle, stonemason, and Margaret (Aitken) Carlyle. The father was stern, irascible, a puritan of the puritans, 4/5(10). Carlyle's Philosophy. A contemporary of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and other romantics in Britain, Thomas Carlyle wrote mainly fictional prose and poetry. However distanced from political theory it may seem, Carlyle's works and writings reflected his intense views on policy, with one being able to find political undercurrents throughout much of his work.   Social Philosophy of Carlyle and Ruskin, The Paperback – Aug by Frederick William Roe (Author)Author: Frederick William Roe.