Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2009

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719078729

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Deism in Enlightenment England

Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Argument runs counter to previous examinations of deists
  • Demonstrates the political view that natural philosophy by these men was anti-establishment
  • Offers a new interpretation of English deism