[Ads-l] "furniture of the world" 1674

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Dec 26 10:07:29 UTC 2018

Speaking of furniture, Errol Morris wrote asking about the origin of the collocation "furniture of the world" in philosophy, note 4 [1].

Here's an earlier use than he mentioned in a translation of Bacon [2].




Is There Such a Thing as Truth? | Boston Review<http://bostonreview.net/philosophy-religion/errol-morris-there-such-thing-truth>
It has now been over fifty years since the publication of Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), a book considered by many to be one of the seminal works of the twentieth century. I do not regard it as such. Although it has spawned thousands of worshipful articles and books ...


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