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" ... the highest end of the mistress-knowledge, by the Greeks called architeklonike, which stands, as I think, in the knowledge of a man's self, in the ethic and politic consideration, with the end of well-doing, and not of well-knowing only... "
Joseph Fawcett, The Art of War: Its Relation to the Early Development of ... - Page 68
by Arthur Beatty - 1918 - 270 pages
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The Renaissance in Europe: An Anthology

Peter Elmer, Nick Webb, Roberta Wood, Nicholas Webb - History - 2000 - 412 pages
...they all directed to the highest end of the mistress-knowledge, by the Greeks called architectonike, which stands (as I think) in the knowledge of a man's...only: even as the saddler's next end is to make a good saddle, but his farther end to serve a nobler faculty, which is horsemanship; so the horseman's...
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Shakespeare and Masculinity

Bruce R. Smith - Drama - 2000 - 182 pages
...Sidney celebrates in A Defence of Poesy. 'The highest end of the mistress-knowledge', Sidney says, 'stands (as I think) in the knowledge of a man's self,...with the end of welldoing and not of well-knowing only."6 In Sidney's formulation, 'poesy' can be understood as a form of soul-speech. A play in performance...
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A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

Michael Hattaway - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 786 pages
...paradeigma (Rhetoric, 1.2.8), behavioural models. They work through what Sidney calls enargia that leads to 'the knowledge of a man's self, in the ethic and politic...the end of well-doing and not of well-knowing only' (pp. 82-3). This is done through instructive narratives, such as that of Menenius Agrippa's story of...
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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship ...

Dennis Kezar Assistant Professor of English Vanderbilt University - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 280 pages
...and in need of defense in his claim to "the mistress knowledge, by the Greeks called architectonike, which stands (as I think) in the knowledge of a man's...the ethic and politic consideration, with the end of well doing and not of well knowing only." 2 Cross-examining Sidney's justification of literature is...
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Spenser's Supreme Fiction: Platonic Natural Philosophy and The Faerie Queene

Jon A. Quitslund - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 373 pages
...enjoying his own divine essence' (AP 104.1037). When, in his definition of architectonike, Sidney stresses 'the knowledge of a man's self, in the ethic and politic...the end of well-doing and not of well-knowing only,' he associates himself with what I have called the Socratic tendency in humanism, and he also pokes...
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Selected Writings

Sir Philip Sidney, Richard Dutton - Literary Collections - 2002 - 178 pages
...they all directed to the highest end of the mistress-knowledge, by the Greeks called arcliitectonikc, which stands (as I think) in the knowledge of a man's...only - even as the saddler's next end is to make a good saddle, but his further end to serve a nobler faculty, which is horsemanship; so the horseman's...
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An Apology For Poetry (Or The Defence Of Poesy): Revised and Expanded Second ...

Philip Sidney, R.W. Maslen - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 266 pages
...they all ditected to the highest end of the mistress25 knowledge, by the Greeks called architectonike, which stands (as I think) in the knowledge of a man's...only: even as the saddler's next end is to make a good saddle, but his farther end to serve a nobler faculty, which is horsemanship; so the horseman's...
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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - Drama - 2003 - 238 pages
...defended it as the art optimally equipped to promote "the highest end of the mistress-knowledge ... in the ethic and politic consideration, with the end of well-doing and not of well-knowing only" (Apology, 104). Art realized its highest aim by harnessing mesmeric energies to ethical purposes and...
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Infirm Glory: Shakespeare and the Renaissance Image of Man

Sukanta Chaudhuri - Didactic drama, English - 1981 - 231 pages
...man: . . . directed to the highest end of the mistress-knowledge, by the Greeks called frpxneKTOviKrj which stands (as I think) in the knowledge of a man's...the end of well-doing and not of well-knowing only . . . (82. 35-83. 2) Sidney is building upon the hope that runs fitfully beneath Agrippa's gloom; but...
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Liturgy and Literature in the Making of Protestant England

Timothy Rosendale - Literary Criticism - 2007
...essence" (82). And poetry offers the greatest secular potential for this sort of achievement in its "ethic and politic consideration, with the end of well-doing and not of well-knowing only" (83). Some large claims, then, are made on behalf of imaginative literature, which Sidney defines as...
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