Thomas More: The Confutation
of Tyndale's Answer, vol.
Although different cultures endorse different cognitive/value systems, the psychical mechanisms of experience, such as reaffirmation or confutation
of held beliefs and cathartic or shocking effects, are the same.
Answering a question he said that presently two political parties were engaged in politics of confutation
and clash on this seat.
By being time-specific, it is open to empirical corroboration or confutation
, which of course, I shall not be around in a biological body to observe.
(24.) Robert Crowley, Confutation
of the misshapen Aunswer to the misnamed.
Chapter XIV (45-57) is devoted to a detailed confutation
of Malynes's theses, taken one by one from his Lex Mercatoria and The Maintenance of Free Trade (46-7).
For a response, see Martin Aray, The Discoverie and Confutation
of a Tragical Fiction deuvsed and played by Edward Squyer ...
Laudan, L., 1981, "A Confutation
of Convergent Realism", Philosophy of Science, vol.
(3) Another fundamental requirement of the idealizational method is the so-called dialectical correspondence, in turn followed by dialectical confutation
if he [the merchant] be unfortunate it satisfies the world of his just dealing, and is the fairest and best Apologie of his Innocence and honesty to the World, and Contributes exceedingly to the satisfaction of all his friends and well-wishers, and to the Confutation
and silencing of all his malevolent and detracting Enemies, and often proves the great cause to bring him to a most favourable Composition with his Creditors: whereas these that are ignorant of it, in such a Condition are censured by all, when they have nothing to show but bare words to vindicate themselves ...
 Although expressed within the constraints of intellectual discourse, Bergson's relentless confutation
of Kant and Kantianism--in particular of Charles Bernard Renouvier's "neo-criticism"--is the leitmotif of his thought: "Kant est son adversaire de toujours; de l'Essai sur les donnees immediates de la conscience aux Deux sources de la morale et de la religion, Bergson est reste fidele a lui-meme dans cette animadversation", Preface by Vladimir Jankelevitch, in Barthelemy-Madaule (1966, 1); "Henri Bergson ne s'est pas montre moins severe pour les successeurs immediats de Kant, qu'il ne l'a ete pour Kant lui-meme" (Canguilhem 1968, 348).
"Richard Phillips," writes Carnall, "believed he had confuted Newton's theory of gravitation, and repeated the confutation
, whether in the Monthly Magazine over the signature of 'Common Sense,' or in the school textbooks of which he was a prolific publisher." (30) Blake evidently thought Phillips would see the connection between anti-Newtonianism and scoffing at the stars' "influence"--a word that Blake uses in his writings eight times (31) in the sense of "the supposed flowing or streaming from the stars or heavens of an etherial fluid acting upon the character and destiny of men" (OED).