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The universe. A philosophical poem

Henry Baker

The universe. A philosophical poem

Intended to restrain the pride of man. By Henry Baker, ...

by Henry Baker

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Published by printed for J. Worrall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1575, no. 15.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8,40p.
Number of Pages840
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17032017M

The Auden stanza comes from his stunning poem “The More Loving One,” originally published in his book Homage to Clio (public library) — a collection of shorter poems about history, a concept Auden defines in his own epigraph for the book: Between those happenings that prefigure it And those that happen in its anamnesis. As he returned from Europe in , Emerson had already begun to think about the book that would eventually be published under the title writing Nature, Emerson drew upon material from his journals, sermons, and lengthy essay was first published in Boston by James Munroe and Company in September of A new edition (also published by Munroe, with Emerson paying the.

The importance of Lucretius • Lucretius brings together the worlds of poetry and philosophy – his poetry makes a philosophical argument! • he blends scientific inquiry of the universe with an ethical theory – understanding the material elements of the universe helps us live richer lives!File Size: 2MB. The Universe Poem by Galina Italyanskaya. The universe seems to be A puzzle I must assemble Topic(s) of this poem: philosophical. Poet's Notes about The Poem. I wrote it in , but the idea has come to me a few years ago. I think, in Comments about The Universe by Galina Italyanskaya. C Faustino (2/24/ PM).

Interview by Richard Marshall. 'There’s no doubt that Pope’s poem is religious, if not always invokes the afterlife, and expresses contempt for false views of the afterlife; he writes about God as the creator of an orderly universe, ranked and rule-bound, whose existence people can be sure of on the basis of reflection; there can be no doubt that this is a poem of naturalised. call it a philosophy of life, if you y, it involved living the way philosophers live, according to a set of principles. OK, but which ones? That was the hardest part, I admit, but I had a kind of dark foreknowledge of what it would be like. Everything, from eating watermelon or going to the bathroomAuthor: John Ashbery.


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