Lord Shaftesbury [Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury]

[Revised entry by Michael B. Gill on September 9, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Anthony Ashley Cooper, the third Earl of Shaftesbury, lived from 1671 to 1713. He was one of the most
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[Revised entry by Michael B. Gill on September 9, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Anthony Ashley Cooper, the third Earl of Shaftesbury, lived from 1671 to 1713. He was one of the most important philosophers of his day, and exerted an enormous influence on European thought throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Shaftesbury received less attention in the twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century there has been a significant increase in scholarship on his work....

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