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An inquiry into the nature, and genuine laws of poetry

Percival Stockdale

An inquiry into the nature, and genuine laws of poetry

including a particular defence of the writings, and genius of Mr. Pope

by Percival Stockdale

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Published by Printed for N. Conant in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Percival Stockdale.
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 11963.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13561368M
    OCLC/WorldCa8463686

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    Aristotle had distinguished two tasks for the philosopher: first, to investigate the nature and properties of what exists in the natural, or sensible, world, and second, to explore the characteristics of “ Being as such” and to inquire into the character of “the substance that is free from movement,” or the most real. The nature of the world, then, can only be gotten at through a rational inquiry. When starting out on a rational inquiry, according to Parmenides, there are only two logically coherent possibilities: either you begin your inquiry with the premise that the subject of your inquiry exists or you begin with the premise that it does not exist.

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