By Joseph de Maistre
This new translation can help to average the emphasis as a rule put upon Maistre's authoritarianism. He expected whatever of the twentieth-century realizing of the energetic function performed through the human brain within the empirical/inductive strategy used in sleek technological know-how.
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Trans. Richard A. Lebrun. Montreal & Kingston: McGillQueen's University Press 1993. The Works of Joseph de Maistre. Ed. and trans. Jack Lively. New York: Macmillan 1965. Excerpts from Maistre's most important works, but without critical notes. SELECTED STUDIES OF JOSEPH DE MAISTRE Beik, Paul, The French Revolution Seen from the Right: Social Theories in Motion, 1789-1799. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society 1956. The best general introduction to French counter-revolutionary writers. D.
121 Personal letter of 12 March 1996. 122 "L'Autorite centre les Lumieres," 491-2. 123 Ibid. 124 Ibid. 125 Ibid. 126 Personal letter of 16 February 1996. D. Broad offers a balanced assessment: "So far as I can see, the actual course which science has taken, even if it has been in accord with Bacon's principles and has led to results which he desired and anticipated, has been influenced little if at all by his writings. " The Philosophy of Bacon (New York 1976), 62. P. G. Debus (New York 1972) 121-30, Graham Rees, "Francis Bacon's Semi-Paracelsian Cosmology," Ambix 22 (July 1975): 81-101, and Graham Rees, "Atomism and 'Subtlety' in Francis Bacon's Philosophy," Annals of Science 37 (1980): 549-71.
Knopf 1988), 9. Letter to the Count de Noailles, 6 November 1815. Oeuvres completes de Joseph de Maistre (Lyon: Vitte et Perrussel 1884-86. ), 13:178. For details on Maistre's Me, see Richard A. Lebrun, Joseph de Maistre: An Intellectual Militant (Kingston and Montreal: McG ill-Queen's University Press 1988). See Jean-Louis Darcel, "Les Bibliotheques de Joseph de Maistre, 17681821," Revue des Etudes maistriennes 9 (1985): 5-40. Translated as "Maistre's Libraries," in Maistre Studies, ed. by Richard A.