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Selections from Early Greek Philosophy (New York, 1947). , 1980), for an analysis of Anaxagoras' theory (from fragment 12, pp. 35) that "in everything there is a portion of everything" (3) and the implications of unity of matter and perhaps origin arising therefrom. " (136). 19 In both major forms of religion, the importance of public worship and the efficacy of prayer went unquestioned. We assume (with Arthur Lovejoy) that the Great Chain of Being realistically and satisfactorily, for virtually all citizens, indicated both the fact of difference and the fact of connection between heaven (footnote continued from previous page) by Nahm as a whole, not concentrating on the quite substantial difference between the "schools" of philosophy, one of the things that most clearly emerges is that the pre-Socratics, excepting only the Sophists, were all agreed on the essential unity of the cosmos, however that unity might be described.
II, 1 (Anaximander), I, 13133, Bk. IX, 68 (Heraclitus), II, 41517, Bk. VIII, 2527 (Pythagoras) II, 34143; see also, for a convenient source of fragments and introduction, Milton C. , Selections from Early Greek Philosophy (New York, 1947). , 1980), for an analysis of Anaxagoras' theory (from fragment 12, pp. 35) that "in everything there is a portion of everything" (3) and the implications of unity of matter and perhaps origin arising therefrom. " (136). 19 In both major forms of religion, the importance of public worship and the efficacy of prayer went unquestioned.
Although texts alone, the normative medium of criticism, including our own, cannot easily cast so inclusive a net, the concept of broad cultural habits of thought can. "1 But we differ from much current criticism, both in approach and conclusion, in exactly what these English Renaissance habits of thought might be. Rather than in issues of social power and cultural dominance or in pejorative and invidious language or in the psychology of exclusion, we find the orga- 1. Debora Shuger, Habits of Thought in the English Renaissance: Religion, Politics, and the (footnote continued on next page) Page 2 nizing nexuses of English thought in four cultural tropes of religious expression and existential understanding during the period.
Age of iron: English renaissance tropologies of love and power by Gale H. Carrithers