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Many-sided sympathy and the science of religion in George Eliot, Vernon Lee, and Edna Lyall

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Discourse on sympathy in mid-to-late nineteenth-century Britain took place in many intellectual contexts, including philosophy, aesthetics, evolutionary science, and physiological psychology. Concomitantly, the science of religion was a rising enterprise that largely transferred the study of religion from theologians to philologists, cultural evolutionists, and anthropologists as it sought to produce a comparative, systematic account of the growth and nature of religious belief. This thesi...

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Birkbeck, University of London
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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