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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Rapin, René, 1621-1687.
Whole critical works of Monsieur Rapin in two volumes.
London : Printed for R. Bonwicke and R. Wilkin [and 8 others], 1716
|All Authors / Contributors:||
René Rapin; Basil Kennett
|Description:||2 volumes ; 20 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. I.A comparison between Demosthenes and Cicero, for eloquence. II. Homer and Virgil, for poetry. III. Thucydides and Livy, for history. IV. Plato and Aristotle, for philosophy; with the opinions of the wise-men of all ages upon their doctrine and the different adventures of their sects --
v. 2. I. His reflections on eloquence in general; and particularly on that of the bar and pulpit. II. His reflections on Aristotle's Treatise of poesie; with a large preface by Mr. Rymer. III. His reflections upon history. IV. Upon philosophy in general. V. Upon logick. VI. Upon morality. VII. Upon physicks. VIII. Upon metaphysicks. IX. Upon the use of philosophy in religion.
|Responsibility:||newly translated into English by Basil Kennet.|