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" For like as a man's disposition is never well known till he be crossed, nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast ; so the passages and variations of nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of nature, as in the trials and... "
A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science - Pagina 204
geredigeerd door - 1998 - 336 pagina’s
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Francis Bacon: His Life and Philosophy, Volume 1

John Nichol - 1888
...and another of the mechanical arts, seeing that " as a man's disposition is never well known till it be crossed nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast, so the passages and variations of Nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of Nature, as in the trials...
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Francis Bacon: Bacon's life

John Nichol - 1888
...and another of the mechanical arts, seeing that " as a man's disposition is never well known till it be crossed nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast, so the passages and variations of Nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of Nature, as in the trials...
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Francis Bacon: His Life and Philosophy, Deel 1

John Nichol - 1888
...and another of the mechanical arts, seeing that " as a man's disposition is never well known till it be crossed nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast, so the passages and variations of Nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of Nature, as in the trials...
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The Essays: Colours of Good and Evil, & Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 422 pagina’s
...concerning causes and axioms than is hitherto attained. For like as a man's disposition is never well known till he be crossed, nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast ; so the passages and variations of nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of nature, as in the trials...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon

1905
...concerning causes and axioms than is hitherto attained. For like as a man's disposition is never well known till he be crossed, nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast; so the passages and variations of nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of nature, as in the trials...
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A History of Magic and Experimental Science: & 8. The seventeenth century

Lynn Thorndike - 1923 - 695 pagina’s
...knowledge."22 In the Advancement of Learning he writes: As a man's disposition is never well known till he be crossed, nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast; so the passages and variations of nature cannot appear so fully in the liberty of nature as in the trials...
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Essays Politic and Moral and Essays Moral and Theological

Daniel Tuvill - 1978 - 24 pagina’s
...inch," holds an opposite view. See Advancement, pp. 89-90: "a man's disposition is never well known till he be crossed, nor Proteus ever changed shapes till he was straitened and held fast." Hence was it that Scipio . . . happiness: Cf. Livy, Ab urbe condita (Summaries), XLVIII, end; St. Augustine,...
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Kant’s Philosophy of Physical Science: Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der ...

Robert E. Butts - 1986 - 375 pagina’s
...(1980), and earlier by Feyerabend (1970). Merchant refers to this passage from Bacon's De Dignitate: "For like as a man's disposition is never well known or proved till he be crossed, nor Proteus ever changes shapes till he is straitened and held fast, so nature exhibits herself more clearly under the...
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Earthkeeping in the Nineties: Stewardship of Creation

Peter De Vos - 1991 - 391 pagina’s
...nature, which was conventionally understood as a woman. She quotes Bacon's famous words about experiment: For like as a man's disposition is never well known...the trials and vexations of art than when left to herself.14 This picture of nature as a passive (and female) figure to be tortured for human benefit...
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Laying the Ladder Down: The Emergence of Cultural Holism

Betty Jean Craige - 1992 - 159 pagina’s
...environment of the human/nature dualism. Bacon described the scientific project in imagery of torture: For like as a man's disposition is never well known...herself more clearly under the trials and vexations of [mechanical] art than when left to herself. (Bacon 4: 298) To acquire medical knowledge, scientists...
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