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By Kyriakos N. Demetriou

ISBN-10: 900426910X

ISBN-13: 9789004269101

ISBN-10: 9004280499

ISBN-13: 9789004280496

"George Grote's (1794-1871) vast courses on old Greek heritage and philosophy stay landmarks within the historical past of classical scholarship. because the overdue twentieth century, full of life curiosity within the works of Grote has obvious his profile revived and his ongoing value highlighted: he has taken up his rightful position one of the so much celebrated nineteenth-century classical intellectuals. Grote's severe engagement Read more...

summary: "George Grote's (1794-1871) vast courses on old Greek historical past and philosophy stay landmarks within the heritage of classical scholarship. because the past due twentieth century, full of life curiosity within the works of Grote has noticeable his profile revived and his ongoing value highlighted: he has taken up his rightful position one of the such a lot celebrated nineteenth-century classical intellectuals. Grote's serious engagement with Greek historiography and philosophy revolutionized classical stories in his day--a revolution set opposed to either usual interpretations and triumphing developments in German Altertumswissenschaft. Twenty-first-century scholarship exhibits that Grote's works stay energetic, glowing and proper, as they provide useful insights that reduce around the highbrow borders of the Victorian age. His diligent scholarship, fascination with proof and sound judgement, intertwined with exciting and insightful narrative prose, proceed to captivate the eye of recent readers. In Brill's significant other to George Grote and the Classical culture, Kyriakos N. Demetriou leads a group of favorite students to contextualize, get to the bottom of and discover Grote's works in addition to offer a severe review of his posthumous legacy. participants: Pierre Briant, Paul Cartledge, Catherine Fuller, John Gibbins, Giovanni Giorgini, James Kierstead, Bruce Kinzer, Antis Loizides, Peter Liddel, Sarrah Richardson, J.B. Schneewind, Robin Smith and Catherine Zuckert"--Provided via writer

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Those who supported Catholic emancipation now saw repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts as the necessary preliminary to Catholic relief; many opponents of Catholic emancipation saw the Dissenters as potential allies in the struggle to keep Catholics out of the House of Commons. In these circumstances Wellington and Peel considered resistance to repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts pointless, and the Duke made sure the House of Lords did not thwart the will of the Commons. The repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts in 1828 brought about the first visible fissure in the rock face of the old order.

Although the party implications of this general election were unclear, the enhanced standing of parliamentary reform as a pressing political issue was undeniable. The revolution in Paris in July 1830 further boosted the interest in constitutional change. William IV did not share the aversion to electoral reform evinced by his predecessor. Upon the fall of Wellington and Peel, the King asked Lord Grey to form a government. Grey, a Whig elder, had been a proponent of parliamentary reform since the 1790s.

And Mr. Grote at their house. I use the words Mrs. and Mr.  . ” (See John Morley, The Life of Richard Cobden, 2 vols. [London: Macmillan, 1908,] vol. ) That same year Albany Fonblanque remarked in a letter that “Mrs. S. Mill to Sir William Molesworth,” ed. S. Thomas and Francis Mineka, The Mill News Letter 6 [Fall 1970], 10). Harriet Grote was very much in the thick of deliberations concerning the strategy and tactics of the Philosophic Radicals during the 1830s. S. Mill and Joseph Parkes. Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, vol.

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