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Sir William Temple"s Essays on ancient & modern learning and on poetry

Temple, William Sir, bart.

Sir William Temple"s Essays on ancient & modern learning and on poetry

by Temple, William Sir, bart.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementedited by J. E. Spingarn.
ContributionsSpingarn, Joel Elias.
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Open LibraryOL22831760M

When, in , Sir William Temple died at Moor Park, he was one of the most famous men in England. Diplomat, adviser of Charles II (whose offer of the secretaryship of state he had thrice refused), friend of King William III, historian and essayist, he had played important roles in the political and intellectual life of . Appendix to the Memoirs, pt. IIIv. 3. An essay upon the advancement of trade in Ireland. Of popular discontents. An introduction to the history of England. Of gardening. An essay upon the cure of the gout by moxa. Of health and long life. Of heroic virtue. Of poetry. An essay upon ancient and modern learning. Thoughts upon reviewing that essay.

Temple's essay, Of Ancient and Modern Learning (), precipitated the famous ancients versus moderns controversy, which caused Swift to write The Battle of the Books (). Temple's style in his personal essays was long considered a model of balanced and polished prose. Besides, Temple mentions the occasion himself (A Fragment written upon the Subject of Ant. & Mod. Learning, p. ;.Sir William Temples Essays “Upon Ancient and Modern Learning” und “Of Poetry”, ed. Kämper, pp. vii-viii, 31). See also the Textual Introduction, p.. The Two next Papers .

3. An essay upon the advancement of trade in Ireland. Of popular discontents. An introduction to the history of England. Of gardening. An essay upon the cure of the gout by moxa. Of health and long life. Of heroic virtue. Of poetry. An essay upon ancient and modern learning. Thoughts upon reviewing that essay. Of the excesses of grief. "This discourse, as it is unquestionably of the same author, so it seems to have been written about the same time, with 'The Tale of a Tub;' I mean the year , when the famous dispute was on foot about ancient and modern learning. The controversy took its rise from an essay of Sir William Temple's upon that subject. At length, there appearing no end of the quarrel, our author tells us that Reviews: 1.


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Get this from a library. Sir William Temples Essays Upon ancient and modern learning und Of poetry: eine historisch-kritische Ausgabe mit Einleitung und Kommentar. [Martin Kämper]. Sir William Temple's essays on ancient and modern learning, and on poetry.

Edited by J.E. Spingarn Item Preview. The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of trade in Ireland. Of popular discontents. An introduction to the history of England. Of gardening. An essay upon the cure of the gout by moxa. Of health and long life. Of heroic virtue.

Of poetry. An essay upon ancient and modern learning. Thoughts upon reviewing that essay. Sir William Temple (), bekannt als Staatsmann und Historiograph, Meister der Prosa und Mäzen Jonathan Swifts, wird hier in seinen beiden bedeutendsten Essays Upon Ancient and Modern Learning und Of Poetry vorgestellt.

Beide Essays werden nach den Prinzipien der gegenwärtig gültigen Editionstheorie herausgegeben und zum ersten Mal aus Temples eigenen Voraussetzungen. 图书Sir William Temple's Essays on Ancient and Modern Learning, and on Poetry. Edited by J.E.

Spingarn 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. The works of Sir William Temple, bart. Item Preview Of poetry. An essay upon ancient and modern learning. Thoughts upon reviewing that essay. Of the excesses of grief. Of the different conditions of life and fortune.

Heads of an essay on conversation. Poetryv. In the 17th century, Sir William Temple argued against the Modern position in his essay On Ancient and Modern Learning; therein he repeated the commonplace, originally from Bernard of Chartres, that we see more only because we are dwarves standing on the shoulders of giants.

Temple's essay prompted a small flurry of responses. Temple, William, Sir, Sir William Temple's essays on ancient and modern learning and on poetry. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William Temple; Joel.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Temple, William, Sir, Sir William Temple's essays on ancient & modern learning and on poetry. William Temple’s most popular book is Christianity and Social Order.

The Faith and Modern Thought by. William Temple. Sir William Temple's Essays on Ancient and Modern Learning, and on Poetry. Edited by J.E. Spingarn by. William Temple, Joel Elias Spingarn. This literary contest was re-enacted in miniature in England when Sir William Temple published an answer to Fontenelle entitled Of Ancient and Modern Learning in His essay introduced two metaphors to the debate that would be reused by later authors.

First, he proposed that modern man was just a dwarf standing upon the "shoulders of giants. At this point, Sir William Temple (Essay on Ancient and Modern Learning, ) took up the quarrel, belittled modern science and philosophy, declared that art had been sterile for a century past, and that society was being vulgarised by the pursuit of gain.

Temple was so little fitted to criticise the moderns that, in common with many of his. Other articles where Essay upon Ancient and Modern Learning is discussed: Ancients and Moderns: Sir William Temple, in his Essay upon Ancient and Modern Learning attacking the members of the Royal Society, rejected the doctrine of progress and supported the virtuosity and excellence of ancient learning.

William Wotton responded to Temple’s charges in his Reflections upon Ancient and. In England the quarrel continued until well into the first decade of the 18th century.

In Sir William Temple, in his Essay upon Ancient and Modern Learning attacking the members of the Royal Society, rejected the doctrine of progress and supported the virtuosity and excellence of ancient learning.

William Wotton responded to Temple’s charges in his Reflections upon Ancient and Modern. Temple’s graceful, conversational style provided a model for Swift’s own writing, and Swift’s celebrated “Battle of the Books” is a reply to critics of Temple’s essay “Upon Ancient and Modern Learning.” Temple had no surviving male heir (his only son was a suicide in ), and the baronetcy became extinct upon his death.

In Four Essays. Upon Ancient and Modern Learning. Upon the Gardens of Epicurus. III. Upon Heroic Virtue. Upon Poetry. By Sir William Temple Baronet. Sir William Temple. TEXT BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEXES In an early negative comment on Spenser's allegory, Sir William Temple opines that "his Moral lay so bare, that it lost the Effect; and tho.

Miscellanea. The second part. In four essays. I. Upon ancient and modern learning. II. Upon the gardens of Epicurus.

III. Upon heroick virtue. IV. Upon poetry. By Sir William Temple baronet. () [Temple, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Miscellanea. The second part. In four essays. I. Upon ancient and modern learning.Note See Herriott, F. I., Sir William Temple on the Origin and Nature of Government (Johns Hopkins University, Diss.), Baltimore, n.

d. [ back] Note Pepys read it in [ back] Note Urquhart’s translation of books I and II was first printed in ; it was again published, with his translation of book III and a life of Rabelais by the editor, Motteux, in –4, and with books.InSir William Temple, Swift's patron, published An Essay upon Ancient and Modern Learning a defence of classical writing (see Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns), holding up the Epistles of Phalaris as an example.