Author Corneanu, Sorana
Title Regimens of the mind : Boyle, Locke, and the early modern cultura animi tradition / Sorana Corneanu
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  B1131 .C67 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020748142
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  144.39 B792/ C813    AVAILABLE    30580003031635
Descript ix, 308 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-300) and index
Francis Bacon and the art of direction -- An art of tempering the mind -- The distempered mind and the tree of knowledge -- A comprehensive culture of the mind -- The end of knowledge -- The study of nature as regimen -- Cultura and medicina animi: an early modern tradition -- The physician of the soul -- Sources -- Genres -- Utility: practical versus speculative knowledge -- Self-love and the fallen/uncultured mind -- The office of reason -- Passions, errors, and assent -- The discipline, the virtues, and habituation -- Virtuoso discipline -- The cure of the mind and Solomon's house -- Passions, errors, and method -- Idols and diseases of the mind -- Epistemic modesty -- The way of inquiry -- A 'union of eyes and hands': the community and objectivity revisited -- Robert Boyle: experience as paideia -- The limits and the 'perfection' of reason -- The weak mind and the virtues of a free inquiry -- Reason and experience -- The Christian philosopher -- John Locke and the education of the mind -- Limits of reason, useful knowledge, and the duty to search for truth -- A natural history of the distempered mind -- The regulation of assent: a perfecting exercise -- The discourse with a friend -- Studying nature -- Lived physics -- The appropriateness of disproportion -- Experience, history, and speculation -- Affective cognition -- Studying 'God's contrivances' -- The study of theology and the growth of the mind -- Worlds and angels -- Reading scripture -- Conclusion
Subject Philosophy, British -- History -- 17th century
Philosophy of mind -- England -- History -- 17th century
Education -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century
Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691 -- Philosophy
Locke, John, 1632-1704
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626