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Jeff A. Loveland

Title: Professor
Office: 717E Old Chemistry Building
Tel: 513-556-1843
Email: jeff.loveland@uc.edu

I teach courses on the French language, on French culture, and on French literary history. Drawing on frameworks from the history of science, intellectual history, and the history of the book, I also do research on encyclopedias and other topics.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Stéphane Schmitt and Jeff Loveland. “Scientific Knowledge of Animals in Encyclopedias from around 1700 to 1860.” Erudition and the Republic of Letters 2 (2017): 314-49.
  • Jeff Loveland. "A Laissez-Faire Encyclopedia? A Comparative View of Diderot as Editor of the Encyclopédie." Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 46 (2017): 205-27.
  • Jeff Loveland. “Buffon and Nomenclature,” New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century 13 (2016): 18-34.
  • Jeff Loveland and Stéphane Schmitt. "Poinsinet's Edition of the Naturalis historia (1771-1782) and the Revival of Pliny in the Sciences of the Enlightenment." Annals of Science 72 (2015): 2-27.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. “André-François Le Breton, initiateur et libraire en chef de l’Encyclopédie.” Recherches sur Diderot et sur l’Encyclopédie 51 (2016): 107-25.
  • Jeff Loveland. “Encyclopaedias and Genre, 1670-1750,” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 36 (2013): 159-75
  • Jeff Loveland and Joseph Reagle. "Wikipedia and Encyclopedic Production." New Media & Society 15 (2013): 1294-311
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. “L’Admiration d’Adam Smith pour l’Encyclopédie.” Recherches sur Diderot et sur l’Encyclopédie 48 (2013): 191-202.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. "The Publisher James Moore and his Dublin Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Notable Eighteenth-Century Irish Publication," Eighteenth-Century Ireland 26 (2011 [2012]): 115-39.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Why Encyclopedias Got Bigger ... and Smaller." Information & Culture 47 (2012): 233-54.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. “La Vie agitée de l’abbé De Gua de Malves et sa direction de l’Encyclopédie." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l’Encyclopédie 47 (2012): 187-203
  • Jeff Loveland. "Varieties of Authorship in Eighteenth-Century Encyclopedias." Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert 34 (2010): 81-102.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Animals in British and French Encyclopedias in the Long Eighteenth Century." Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 4 (2010): 507-23.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. "Bishop John Geddes, the First Catholic Contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica." British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 30 (2007): 73-88.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Another Daubenton, Another Histoire naturelle." Journal of the History of Biology 39 (2006): 457-91.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Unifying Knowledge and Dividing Disciplines: The Development of Treatises in the Encyclopaedia Britannica." Book History 9 (2006): 57-87.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. "Diderot et Laurent Durand, son éditeur principal." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie 39 (2005): 29-40.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. "The Elusive Laurent Durand, a Leading Publisher of the French Enlightenment." SVEC 12 (2005): 223-58.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Daubenton's Lions: From Buffon's Shadow to the French Revolution." New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century 1 (2004): 29-47.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Panckoucke and the Circle-Squarers." Eighteenth-Century Studies 37 (2004): 215-36.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Georges-Louis LeClerc de Buffon's Histoire naturelle in English, 1775-1815." Archives of Natural History 31 (2004): 214-35.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. "Antoine-Claude Briasson et l'Encyclopédie." Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie 35 (2003): 131-42.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton and the Encyclopédie." SVEC 12 (2003): 173-219.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Buffon, the Certainty of Sunrise, and the Probabilistic Reductio ad Absurdum." Archive for History of Exact Sciences 55 (2001): 465-77.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Mathematics and Practice: Diderot and D'Alembert Argue Probability." Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 25 (1996): 99-116.

Books

  • Jeff Loveland. An Alternative Encyclopedia? Dennis de Coetlogon's Universal History of Arts and Sciences (1745). Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2010.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland, eds. The Early Britannica (1768-1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2009.
  • Jeff Loveland. Rhetoric and Natural History: Buffon in Polemical and Literary Context. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2001.

Book Chapter

  • Jeff Loveland. “Buffon et la nomenclature.” In Nomenclatures au dix-huitième siècle : La Science, “langue bien faite.” Ed. Philippe Selosse and Denis Reynaud. Lyon: Presses de l’Aristoloche, 2015 [2016]. 77-89.
  • Jeff Loveland. “How Serialisation Changed the Meanings of Encyclopaedias.” In From Text(s) to Book(s): Studies in Production and Editorial Processes. Ed. Nathalie Collé et al. Nancy: Presses Universitaires de Nancy, 2014 [2015]. 85-109.
  • Kathleen Hardesty Doig, Frank A. Kafker, Jeff Loveland, and Dennis A. Trinkle. "James Tytler's Edition (1777-1784): A Vast Expansion and Improvement." The Early Britannica (1768-1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia. Ed. Kafker and Loveland. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2009. 68-155.
  • Frank A. Kafker and Jeff Loveland. "William Smellie's Edition (1768-1771): A Modest Start." The Early Britannica (1768-1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia. Ed. Kafker and Loveland. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2009. 10-67.
  • Kathleen Hardesty Doig, Frank A. Kafker, William E. Morris, Marion A. Brown, and Jeff Loveland. "Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig, and Possibly James Tytler's Edition (1788-1797): The Attainment of Recognition and Eminence." The Early Britannica (1768-1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia. Ed. Kafker and Loveland. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2009. 156-251.
  • Kathleen Hardesty Doig, Frank A. Kafker, and Jeff Loveland. "George Gleig's Supplement to the Third Edition (1801-1803): Learned and Combative." The Early Britannica (1768-1803): The Growth of an Outstanding Encyclopedia. Ed. Kafker and Loveland. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2009. 252-97.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Two Partial English-Language Translations of the Encyclopédie: The Encyclopedias of John Barrow and Temple Henry Croker." British-French Exchanges in the Eighteenth-Century. Ed. Kathleen Hardesty Doig and Dorothy Medlin. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2007. 168-87.
  • Jeff Loveland. "Guéneau de Montbeillard, the Collection académique and the Great Lisbon Earthquake." The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755: Representations and Reactions. Ed. Theodore E. D. Braun and John B. Radner. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2005. 191-207.
  • Jeff Loveland. "French Thought in William Smellie's Natural History: A Scottish Reception of Buffon and Condillac." Scotland and France in the Enlightenment. Ed. Deidre Dawson and Pierre Morère. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2004. 192-220.