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Satire, lies, and politics : the case of Dr Arbuthnot

Author: Conal Condren
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
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An analysis of Arbuthnot's "Art of Political Lying" (1712), this text argues that the work is a commentary on long-standing themes of debate in science, rhetoric and philosophy and should be seen as  Read more...

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Condren, Conal.
Satire, lies, and politics.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997
(OCoLC)706079884
Named Person: John Arbuthnot; John Arbuthnot
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Conal Condren
ISBN: 0333699440 9780333699447 0312175159 9780312175153
OCLC Number: 36423468
Description: xvii, 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface - PART 1: - Introduction - Topicality and the Limits of Party Commitment - Satire - The 'Pseudologia' and Scientific Learning - A System of Politics - PART 2: - Casuistry - Political Lying - Philosophical Lying - Conclusion - Appendix A: A Scant Biographical Note - Appendix B: Scriblerian Satire and the Authorship of Peri Bathous - Appendix C: The Art of Political Lying - Index
Responsibility: Conal Condren.
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