A critical and philosophical commentary on Mr. Pope"s Essay on man
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A critical and philosophical commentary on Mr. Pope"s Essay on man In which is contained a vindication of the said Essay from the misrepresentations of Mr. de Resnel, the French translater, and of Mr. de Crousaz, ... the commentator. By Mr. Warburton. by William Warburton

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Published by printed for John and Paul Knapton in London .
Written in English


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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1432, no. 06).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1432, no. 06.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxx,188p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16930378M

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Being a political figure of that time, Lord had many philosophical conversations with Pope. After publishing the epistles under the title “Being the First Book of Ethic Epistles,” Alexander Pope revealed his authorship. Originally, “An Essay on Man” had been designed as an introduction to his greatest work on society and its morality. Alexander Pope's philosophical poem An Essay on Man, published in , may even more precisely be classified, to use a German phrase, as Weltanschauungliche Dichtung (worldviewish poetry). On its publication "An Essay on Man" received both great admiration and criticism from philosophers throughout Europe. This paper looks over the main philosophical ideas exposed in Pope's poem. 👉 Alexander Pope published An Essay on Man in The poem is divided into four epistles and consists of heroic couplets, which are rhyming lines made up of five iambs.

The subtitle of the first epistle is “Of the Nature and State of Man, with Respect to the Universe,” and this section deals with man’s place in the cosmos. Pope argues that to justify God’s ways to man must necessarily be to justify His ways in relation to all other things. An Essay on Man, Being the First Book of Ethic Epistles. To Henry St. John L. Bolingbroke (poetry) An Epistle from Mr. Pope, to Dr. Arbuthnot (poetry) It describes how the continental reception of Alexander Pope's An Essay on Man illustrates England's unique role in the European Enlightenment—both as a noteworthy and early participant in its own right and as a tradition with distinct limits to its radicalism. A Critical and Philosophical Commentary on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man (essay) Remarks on Several Occasional Reflections (essay) The Works of Shakespeare in Eight Volumes.

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