Essays, Civil and Moral Aeropagitica Religio Medici

Essays, Civil and Moral Aeropagitica Religio Medici

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Author name not noted above: Sir Thomas Browne. Originally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name qHarvard Classics, q this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT (1834-1926), Harvard University's longest-serving president. Also known as qDr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, q it represented Eliot's belief that a basic liberal education could be gleaned by reading from an anthology of works that could fit on five feet of bookshelf. Volume III features: [ Essays or Counsels--Civil and Moral and The New Atlantis, by English scientist and philosopher SIR FRANCIS BACON (1561-1626), the former the foundational writings of his development of the scientific method, and the latter his utopian novel that influenced British notions of science as a noble endeavor. [ Areopagitica and Tractate on Education, by English poet JOHN MILTON (1608-1674), respectively his tract against censorship and his ideas on educational reform; both helped modernize English society. [ Religio Medici, by English polymath SIR THOMAS BROWNE (1605-1682), one of the earliest personal memoirs that, as a psychological self-evaluation, would later influence Jung.In the discharge of thy place set before thee the best examples; for imitation is a globe2 of precepts. And after a time set before thee thine own example; and examine thyself strictly whether thou didst not best at first. ... thine opinion or course, profess it plainly, and declare it, together with the reasons that move thee to change ; and do not think to steal* a€cComplete body. ... A servant or a favorite, if heanbsp;...

Title:Essays, Civil and Moral Aeropagitica Religio Medici
Author:Francis Bacon, John Milton
Publisher:Cosimo, Inc. - 2010-01-01


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