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" The rules that I drew up required that every member in his turn should produce one or more queries on any point of morals, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company ; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own... "
Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ... - Page 81
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Medicine: Preserving the Passion in the 21st Century

Phil R. Manning, Lois DeBakey - 2003 - 470 pages
...Acquaintances into a Club for mutual Improvement, which we called the Junto. We met on Friday Evening .... Our Debates were to be under the Direction of a President, and to be conducted in the sincere Spirit of Enquiry after Truth, without Fondness for Dispute, or Desire of Victory. . . . BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 6...
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Common Sense

Thomas Paine - 2004 - 256 pages
...Politics or Natural Philosophy, to be discuss 'd by the Company, and once in three Months produce & read an Essay of his own Writing on any Subject he pleased. Our Debates were to be 1 James Ferguson (1710-76) and Benjamin Martin (1704-82) were among the most celebrated and knowledgeable...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 381 pages
...were to he under the Direction of a Presidem, and to he conducted in the sincere Spirit of Enquiry after Truth, without Fondness for Dispute, or Desire of Victory; and to prevem Warmth all Espressions of Positiveness in Opinions or of direct Comradiction, were after some...
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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - 2010 - 316 pages
..."were to be under the direction of a president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of enquiry after truth, without fondness for dispute or desire...prevent warmth, all expressions of positiveness in opinion or of direct contradiction were after some time made contraband and prohibited under small...
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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - 2010 - 316 pages
...conversation.21 "Our debates," Franklin writes of the Junto, a mutual improvement society he founded, "were to be under the direction of a president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of enquiry after truth, without fondness for dispute or desire of victory; and to prevent warmth, all...
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Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

Keith Ferrazzi, Tahl Raz - 2005 - 320 pages
...point of Morals, Politics, or Natural Philosophy [physics], to be discuss'd by the company; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own writing, on any subject he pleased. The members of the Junto were young men not yet respectable or established enough to break into the...
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The Price of Freedom: The Purpose and Power of Free Choice

Timothy Stagich - 2005 - 260 pages
...queries on any point of morals, politics or natural philosophy to be discussed by the company; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own writing on any subject he pleased." (Franklin, 1994). This concept of debate from the mind of one of the greatest driving forces of American...
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Franklin on Franklin

Paul M. Zall - 2005 - 315 pages
...Point of Morals, Politics or Natural Philosophy, to be discuss'd by the Company, and that every once in three Months produce and read an Essay of his own Writing on any Subject he pleas'd. Our Debates were to be under the Direction of a President, and to be conducted in the sincere...
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The Princess & the Patriot: Ekaterina Dashkova, Benjamin Franklin , and the ...

Sue Ann Prince - 2005 - 129 pages
...politics, and science were discussed and examined as in a coffeehouse with more structure and order: "Our Debates were to be under the Direction of a President, and to be conducted in the sincere Spirit of Enqmry after Truth, without Fondness for Dispute, or Desire ofVictory." u The Library Company, which...
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The Next Generation of Corporate Universities: Innovative Approaches for ...

Mark Allen - 2007 - 432 pages
...point of Morals, Politics, or Natural Philosophy [physics], to be discuss'd by the company; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own...victory; and to prevent warmth, all expressions of positive opinions, or direct contradiction, were after some time made contraband, and prohibited under...
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