Lecture8Hist124Feb62009

Lecture8Hist124Feb62009 - History 124 Lecture 8 William...

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History 124 William Meier Lecture 8 2/6/09 1) Board Terms a) Enlightenment i) Empiricism ii) John Locke, Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690) iii) Isaac Newton, Principia Mathematica (1687) iv) Theories of Progress v) Coffee houses and clubs vi) Diffusion of high culture (1) British Museum (1759) (2) Vauxhall and Ranelagh Gardens (1742) (3) Drury Lane Theater vii)Encyclopedia Britannica (1 st vol. 1768: 10,000 Copies (1) Edited by William Smellie (2) “aether” viii) Scottish Enlightenment C. 1740-1790 (1) Contributing factors: economy, institutions, literacy (2) Scientific progress: Joseph Black (1728-99) (3) Moral progress: Adam Smith (a) The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) (b) Wealth of Nations (1776) (4) Human nature and history: David Hume, Treatise of Human Nature (1739) (5) Pleasure 2) Lecture a) Rise of Consumerism i) ii) Josiah Wedgwood and his pottery iii) Gin Craze iv) Hogarth Prints “INDUSTRY AND IDLENESS” (1) “Industrious ‘Prentice” (Prentice rising up the ranks) (2) “The Idle Prentice” ---Condemned
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course HIST 124 taught by Professor Donnelly during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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