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Philosophy and the Arts : Seeing and Believing

Human Kinetics, 1997

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... thought experiment in the history of science probably deriving from BuridanI am grateful to Andrew Pyle for his assistance here. See his Atomism and its Critics (Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1995). begins with the speculation of what would happen...
...Powel, Griffith Griffith Powel was born in Llan Sawel, Carmarthenshire and died in Oxford. Little is known of the life of this early Welsh logician. We know that he entered Jesus College, Oxford in 1581, graduating BA in 1584...
...Airay, Christopher Christopher Airay was born in Clifton, Westmoreland and died in Milford, Hampshire on 18 October 1670. He matriculated at Queen’s College, Oxford in 1621, gained his BA in 1625, became a Fellow of the College in 1627...
...Prideaux, John John Prideaux was born in Stowford, Derbyshire on 17 September 1578 and died in Worcester on 29 July 1650. He came from a poor family: it was only by the assistance of a wealthy patroness, Lady Fowel, that he was sent in 1596...
...Good, Thomas Thomas Good was born in Worcestershire or Shropshire and died in Hereford on 9 April 1678. He was admitted to Balliol College, Oxford in 1624, passing through the usual stages in the career of a young man destined...
...Oughtred, William Chillingworth, William Rushworth, William Little is known about this Roman Catholic controversialist, although his Dialogues seem to have been widely read, and provoked a lively reaction from Protestants. Rushworth...
...Flavel, John (1596–1617) John Flavel was born in Bishop’s Lydeard, Somerset and died in Oxford on 10 November 1617. The son of a clergyman, he matriculated in January 1611 at Trinity College, Oxford. Flavel became one of the first scholars...
...Fotherby, Martin James VI and I, King Martin Fotherby was born in Grimsby and died in London on 29 March 1619. He received his education at Cambridge, becoming a Fellow of Trinity. He took holy orders, becoming Archdeacon of Canterbury...
...Tully, Thomas Thomas Tully was born in Carlisle on 22 July 1620 and died in Grittledon, Wiltshire on 14 January 1676. He was educated at the parish Free School in Carlisle, then at Barton Kirk in Westmoreland. He matriculated from Queen...
...Lovett, Richard Richard Lovett was born at Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire and died probably at Worcester. He became lay clerk at Worcester Cathedral in 1722, a post he was to hold for the rest of his long life. His interest in natural...