Of the Peripatetick Philosophy, and
Aristotle, as he concerns the Uni
AND on this occasion, Sir, I observe the incompetency of their judgements who are Enemies to the Real Experimental Philosophy, in that they do not (as I intimated) at all, or very little,understand what they condemn. This I have some reason to say, since in the whole compass of my Acquaintance, which is not very narrow, I profess I know not one who opposeth the Modern way, that is not almost totally unacquainted with it. And on the other side, upon the most careful turn of my thoughts among my philosophick Friends, I cannot light on one of all those that are for the Free and Experimental Procedure, but who have been very well instructed in the Peripatetick Doctrines, which they have deferted. and most of them much better than those who are yet zealous Contenders for them.
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Publication information: Book title: Plus Ultra:Or, the Progress and Advancement of Knowledge since the Days of Aristotle (1668). Contributors: Joseph Glanvill - Author. Publisher: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints. Place of publication: Gainesville, FL. Publication year: 1958. Page number: 122.
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