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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Maxims.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTranslated with an introd. by L.W. Tancock.
SeriesPenguin classics ;, L95
LC ClassificationsPQ1815 .A72 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5790893M
LC Control Number60000952

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After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally candid: Everyone blames his memory, no one his by: 1. The Maxims, Boston, Massachusetts. likes 1 talking about this. “a confident, sly stomper showing off a band years beyond their age " -Vanyaland “The Maxims is Followers: Books shelved as maxims: Return to Freedom: A Traveler's Thoughts on Life, Love and the Fate of the World by Mathijs Koenraadt, Maxims by François de La. Maxim's de Paris. Valentine's Day. Maxim's de Paris. © Copyright Keisus. Wordpress Theme by SliceTheme.

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Grice's Maxims. The maxim of quantity, where one tries to be as informative as one possibly can, and gives as much information as is needed, and no more.. The maxim of quality, where one tries to be truthful, and does not give information that is false or that is not supported by evidence.. The maxim of relation, where one tries to be relevant, and says things that are pertinent to the . About Maxims. The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Maxim definition is - a general truth, fundamental principle, or rule of conduct. How to use maxim in a sentence. Herbert Paul Grice (13 March – 28 August ), usually publishing under the name H. P. Grice, H. Paul Grice, or Paul Grice, was a British philosopher of language, whose work on meaning has influenced the philosophical study of semantics. He is known for his theory of implicature. Born and raised in Harborne (now a suburb of Birmingham Alma mater: Corpus Christi College, Oxford.