Regimes of Description
In the Archive of the Eighteenth Century
Edited by John Bender and Michael Marrinan

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Regimes of Description

Contributors

Introduction, by John Bender and Michael Marrinan

Description: Fantasies of General Knowledge

Description by Omission: Nature Enlightened and Obscured,

by Lorraine Daston

Nature's Unruly Body: The Limits of Scientific Description,

by Londa Schiebinger

Mithridates in Paradise: Describing Languages in a Universalistic World,

by Jürgen Trabant

Between Political Arithmetic and Political Economy,

by Mary Poovey

Describing: Imagination and Knowing

Problems of Description in Art: Realism,

by Wolfgang Klein

Imagining Flowers: Perceptual Mimesis (Particularly Delphinium),

by Elaine Scarry

Not Seeing the Laocoön: Lessing in the Archive of the Eighteenth Century,

            by Wolfgang Ernst

Disparities between Part and Whole in the Description of Works of Art,

            by Alex Potts

The Undescribed: Horizons of the Known

Between Mechanism and Romantic Naturphilosophie: Vitalizing Nature and Naturalizing Historical Discourse in the Late Enlightenment,

            by Peter Hanns Reill

Transparency and Utopia: Constructing the Void from Pascal to Foucault,

by Anthony Vidler

Aesthetic Media: The Structure of Aesthetic Theory before Kant,

by David E. Wellbery

Appendix

Notes

Works Cited

Index