An Examination of the Philosophy of Bacon: Wherein Different by Joseph de Maistre

By Joseph de Maistre

This new translation can assist to reasonable the emphasis ordinarily positioned upon Maistre's authoritarianism. He expected anything of the twentieth-century figuring out of the lively position performed via the human brain within the empirical/inductive method used in smooth technology.

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Maistre's mature monarchism also appears to have implied restoring a theocratic character to the state. 34 See Jeannette and Jean Rebotton, "Joseph de Maistre a la decouverte de 1'anglais - ses premiers pas," Revue des Etudes maistriennes 11 (1990), 27—43. Maistre's knowledge of English was soon quite proficient. ) 35 I have cited Bacon's English. The Works of Francis Bacon, edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, and Douglas Denon Heath, 14 vols. (London 1857-74), 3:499. ) Bacon's point, which he reiterated in a number of different passages, is perhaps clearer in the phraseology he uses in the New Organon (Bk.

Revue des Deux Mondes, August 1843, 387. See Margrit Finger, Studien sur literarischen Technik Joseph de Maistres (Marburg 1972), 334nl27; Margrit Zobel-Finger, "Quod semper, quod ubique, quod ob omnibus ou L'art de fermer la bouche aux novateurs," in Joseph de Maistre tra Rluminismo e Restaurazione (Turin: Centro Studi Piemontesi 1975), 70-9; and Agnes Guilland, "La Rhetorique dans les Soirees de Saint-Petersbourg: refuter et convaincre," Revue des Etudes maistriennes, 12 (1996): 77-302. For a recent brief review of the long and continuing controversies that have swirled around Bacon, see Daniel R.

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