Making authority: belief, conviction and reason in the public sphere in late seventeenth century England

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLibertinage et Philosophie au XVII siecle 3
EditorsA. McKenna, P.-F. Moreau
Place of PublicationFrance
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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NameLibertinage et Philosophie


  • Auctoritas = 'Authority
  • credit
  • great price or much setting by
  • reverence
  • dignity
  • power judgement
  • advice
  • opinion
  • estimation
  • reputation
  • the enjoying of possession
  • or the possession of a thing by prescription: maintenance
  • supportation'.

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