Biographical Sketches: The Thinkers
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The subjects dealt with in this book, are the lives and works of Aristotle, Plato, Machiavelli, Copernicus, René Descartes, Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Benedict de Spinoza, Isaac Newton, Jean Jacques Rousseau, David Hume, Adam Smith, Immanuel Kant, Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Jeremy Bentham, William Godwin, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Thomas Robert Malthus, Arthur Schopenhauer, Auguste Comte, Robert Owen, Frédéric Bastiat, John Stuart Mill, Charles Darwin, Henry David Thoreau, Lord Acton, Sigmund Freud, John Maynard Keynes, Jean-Paul Sartre & Karl Popper.
What Are They Saying
The English Romantics
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The subjects dealt with in this book, are the lives and times of William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Leigh Hunt, John Keats, Robert Southey and Lord Byron.
The Romantic label, as far as British literature is
concerned, is to be pinned to only a thirty-nine year period.
We may well mark the beginning of the Romantic period
with the year 1793, the year that William Godwin brought
out his work, Political Justice. Beyond this year we see,
finally, regular people reading about and speaking about
great topics such as democracy and government. This
Romantic movement, though considerably dampened by
the Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815), continued throughout
the first quarter of the 19th-century ...
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