FOOTNOTES AND SUGGESTED READING
There are full "Guides to the Literature" following each chapter
of Herbert W. Schneider, A History of American Philosophy. Columbia University Press, 1946. Since these lists are available, the
suggestions here have been kept to a minimum.
Cotton Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana. Silas Andrus, 1820,
reprints in full the text of such documents as the Cambridge Platform
of 1649. The best selection of source materials for the intellectual
life of the Puritans is Perry Miller and
Thomas H. Johnson, The
Puritans. American Book Co., 1938. Useful discussions of Puritan
thought can be found in Perry Miller, The New England Mind: the
Seventeenth Century. The Macmillan Co., 1939, and Ralph Barton Perry
, Puritanism and Democracy. The Vanguard Press, 1944.
Cotton Mather, The Christian Philosopher, especially Essay XXXII, "Of Man," in Selections from Cotton Mather. (
Kenneth B. Murdock,
Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1926, pp. 349-362.
Excerpts from Robinson speech are quoted by
Perry Miller, Orthodoxy in Massachusetts. Harvard University Press, 1933, p. 101n.
Cotton Mather, Magnalia, Vol. II.
Silas Andrus, 1820, pp. 184-185
reproduces the discussion of the saint in The Cambridge Platform, chap.
The phrase is from The Cambridge Platform, and is quoted here
from Mather Magnalia, Vol. II, p. 193.
Cotton remarks from The Keyes of the Kingdom of Heaven and
Power Thereof According to the Word of God. Thomas Goodwin, Philip Nye, London, 1644, p. 23.
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Book title: Men and Movements in American Philosophy.
Contributors: Arthur E. Murphy - Editor.
Publisher: Prentice Hall.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1952.
Page number: 357.
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