The Discovery of the Individual, 1050-1200

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University of Toronto Press, 1987 - History - 188 pages

Colin Morris traces the origin of the concept of the individual, not to the Renaissance where it is popularly assumed to have been invented, but farther back, to the spirituality and intellectually dynamic world of Europe in the twelfth century. First published in 1972.

 

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Contents

THE QUESTION
1
THE BACKGROUND 9001050
20
NEW LEARNING IN A NEW SOCIETY
37
THE SEARCH FOR THE SELF
64
THE SELF AND OTHER SELVES
96
THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY
121
THE INDIVIDUAL AND HIS RELIGION
139
CONCLUSION
158
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Colin Morris is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Southampton and Supernumary Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.

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