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Harvard Historical Studies 151

The Conversion of Imagination

From Pascal through Rousseau to Tocqueville

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$75.50 • £60.95 • €68.00

ISBN 9780674021884

Publication Date: 03/31/2006

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298 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Pascal: Imagining Memory
  • 2. The Imagination of Reason
  • 3. Rousseau and the Revolution of Enlightenment
  • 4. Illusion’s Reflection: Rousseau’s Julie
  • 5. The Consuming Infinite
  • 6. Rousseau, and Restoration: Imagination and Memory
  • 7. The Gravity of Illusion: Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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