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Aphorisms political

Aphorisms political

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Published by Printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Aphorisms and apothegms.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Harrington.
    GenreQuotations, maxims, etc.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 789:30.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16725610M

    Voice of the People is the final book in the three-part series Groundwork: Studies in Theory and Scripture, edited by Adam S. Miller and Joseph M. Spencer. “Latter-day Saints should be proud that our signature sacred book contains this kind of practical wisdom about relating to those we share society with, and grateful to David Gore for teasing it out of the text to share with us.”. One last question. Well, two questions, really. First, I don’t know of another book about aphorisms. Your book seems to be unusual in zooming in on aphorisms. Secondly, when we look at the great thinkers and how often they’ve used aphorisms in the history of thought, it’s really strange that people haven’t written more about aphorisms.

    The Aphorisms of the Philosophers Just the famous words writer of 12 books of Stoic aphorisms. Whatever this is that I am, it is a little flesh and breath, and the ruling part. Locke, John English political thinker, a pioneer of liberal democracy and empiricism. Definition of aphorism. 1: a concise statement of a principle. 2: a terse formulation of a truth or sentiment: adage the high-minded aphorism, "Let us value the quality of life, not the quantity".

    Aphorisms political. By James Harrington. [microform] printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, at the signe of the three Gilt Cups in St. Pauls Church-yard London Australian/Harvard Citation. Harrington, James. , Aphorisms political. By James Harrington. The observations of a lifetime and musings on all that's right or wrong with the world are framed as a series of aphorisms in this controversial little book. Some will elicit a "yesss!" reaction, while others will cause the opposite response. Whether your opinions echo or oppose the words of "wisdom" contained herein, this is an entertaining Brand: Peter D Capen.


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