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Marsh, James 1794-1842

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Works: 50 works in 189 publications in 1 language and 5,111 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Biography  Quotations  History  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other
Classifications: PR4480, B
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Aids to reflection by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

31 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleridge's American disciples: the selected correspondence of James Marsh by James Marsh( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remains of the Rev. James Marsh, D.D. late president and professor of moral and intellectual philosophy, in the University of Vermont ; with a memoir of his life by James Marsh( Book )

20 editions published between 1843 and 2002 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains the selected papers of Rev. James Marsh. These previously unpublished papers consist of letters comprising a voluminous and interesting correspondence; of lectures and fragments relating to the several subjects which entered into the author's course of instruction; and of sermons and addresses, written by him on various occasions, ordinary and extraordinary. Topics include physiology, philosophy, psychology, and metaphysics. The editor has also provided a biographical memoir of Rev. Marsh"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
The complete works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. With an introductory essay upon his philosophical and theological opinions by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

10 editions published between 1884 and 2000 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of Hebrew poetry by Johann Gottfried Herder( Book )

11 editions published in 1833 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aids to reflection, in the formation of a manly character, on the several grounds of prudence, morality, and religion: illustrated by select passages from our elder divines, especially from Archbishop Leighton by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1829 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In republishing the "Aids to Reflection," I have aimed to adapt it, as far as possible, to the circumstances, in which it will be placed, and to the wishes of those readers who will be most likely to seek instruction from the work. As the philosophical views of the author, and what are considered his peculiarities of thought and language, are less known, and his other writings less accessible here, than in the community for which he wrote, I supposed it might increase the usefulness of an edition for the American public to connect with it such extracts from his other works, as would serve to explain his language, and render more intelligible the essential principles of his system. Passages selected for this purpose will be found attached to many of the author's notes, as well as to other notes which have been added. These constitute the principal addition to this part of the volume, though a few extracts are inserted in note 59 from Henry More's Philosophical Works. I have thrown in occasional remarks of my own, and in a few instances have hazarded my thoughts more at large. Notes merely explanatory could not be multiplied without compromising my respect for the understanding either of the author or of the reader. I am persuaded, moreover, that if parts of the work are found difficult to understand, a little reflection will show the difficulty to be inherent in the subject, and such as could not be removed by multiplying illustrations. No language and no illustration can help the reader to understand himself without the labour of serious and persevering reflection. I have endeavoured to furnish, however, that sort of help, which I thought would be most effectual with regard to the views of the author, by giving references, in the notes on important topics, to all the parts of the work, where the same topic is treated of. The notes for obvious reasons are thrown together after the text of the work, and the additions which have been made in this edition are so designated, as to distinguish them from the original notes of the author. An Appendix is added consisting of matter which it was thought would serve the same purpose of illustration with the notes, and otherwise increase the usefulness of the volume"--Foreword. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved)
Selected works of James Marsh : facsimiles, reproductions by James Marsh( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to historical chronology by D. H Hegewisch( Book )

4 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered in Burlington : upon the inauguration of the author to the office of president of the University of Vermont, Nov. 28, 1826 by James Marsh( Book )

1 edition published in 1826 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Select practical works of Rev. John Howe and Dr. William Bates by James Marsh( Book )

4 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Select practical theology of the seventeenth century : comprising the best practical works of the great English divines, and other congenial authors of that age by James Marsh( Book )

1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The friend: a series of essays to aid in the formation of fixed principles in politics, morals, and religion. With literary amusements interspersed by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

1 edition published in 1831 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multiple essays on political, moral and religious topics by English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge are collected in this volume
Modernity and its discontents by John D Caputo( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary philosophy are by no means simply the exposition and defense of Habermas and Derrida, for Marsh and Caputo bring to the discussion their own long formation in continental philosophy as interpreted and practiced in North America. Moreover, given their even longer formation in the Christian tradition, they are not bound by the dogmatic secularism of Habermas and Derrida. But the point of contact is not so much religious as political, and the fundamental
Aids to reflection and The confessions of an inquiring spirit. To which are added his essays on faith and the Book of common prayer, etc by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

3 editions published between 1844 and 1890 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aids to reflection. With a prelim. essay, by James Marsh. From the 4th London ed., with the author's last corrections, edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characteristics of the Christian philosopher a discourse commemorative of the virtues and attainments of Rev. James Marsh, D.D., late president in the University of Vermont by George B Cheever( Book )

3 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I am called to speak of the memory of a Christian Philosopher. It is a noble title, nobly won, though so few in our fallen world have deserved it. I do not feel that I am called to eulogize, but to set before you some among many virtues of a man, whom it seemed to us as if we could ill spare, out of a class from which, in this country, the loss of such a one must be long and painfully felt, because, as yet our institutions have produced, and God's mercy has granted, so few; and he especially seemed to have just ripened for effort and usefulness. We do not, to-day, think of him as a spirit in heaven, though he is there; still less do we think of him in the grave, where "the shell of the flown bird has mouldered;" but, we think of him as here; we seem to feel his presence in the spot where so many have listened to his instructions, and still are ruled by his spirit from its urn; these scenes, so familiar to him living, bring him into the midst of us this day, just as he was on earth, while absorbed in those profound meditations in which he delighted. I have said that I do not feel that I am called to eulogize, for this is needless, and the occasion demands much more; so does the memory of our departed instructor and friend. You will bear with me then, if now, not confining myself to the review of Dr. Marsh's personal and mental excellencies, I dwell, for a little space, upon some of the requisites essential to the character of a Christian philosopher. A Christian Philosopher! The highest qualities that can adorn humanity, must go to make up such a character; and yet, such a being, we say it without hesitation, and not in the spirit of eulogy, but of justice, was Dr. Marsh. And in dwelling upon these qualities, qualities of mind and opinion as well as of the heart, while I shall speak with particular reference to Dr. Marsh, I shall also speak as I should have been glad to do in his own presence, without any such reference suggested; although, as I passed along in my enumeration of particulars, every mind might say within itself, of this excellence Dr. Marsh was an example. I begin, then, this enumeration, with the very obvious and general truth, that no man can be a Christian philosopher, without being himself, by personal union with Christ, through the regenerating influences of the Holy Spirit, individually, in the New Testament sense, and not by nominal courtesy, a Christian. A second fundamental requisite in the character of a Christian philosopher is the habit of self-discipline, including especially that of self-examination. Perhaps it is of sufficient importance to mention, as a third characteristic of a Christian Philosopher, that he will take his whole being with him. He must neither leave his Christianity behind, when he goes into his philosophy, nor his philosophy behind, when he goes into his Christianity. A fourth requisite, which may be mentioned as characteristic of a Christian Philosopher, is a candid and charitable appreciation of other men's points of view, not views simply, but points of view. A Christian Philosopher has much to do with Christian Theology; but it is as a learner rather than a critic; for without doubt philosophy should always stand and serve, as a modest handmaid to Theology, and not as a superior judge"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
Present literature of Italy : Ancient and modern poetry by James Marsh( Book )

2 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Aids to reflection
Alternative Names
James Marsh American philosopher, Congregational clergyman and president of the University of Vermont

James Marsh (philosopher) Amerikaans filosoof (1794-1842)

James Marsh US-amerikanischer Kongregationalist, Philosoph und Präsident der Universität Vermont

Джеймс Марш

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The remains of the Rev. James Marsh, D.D. late president and professor of moral and intellectual philosophy, in the University of Vermont ; with a memoir of his life