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According to Henry Petroski, transcendentalist philosopher Henry David Thoreau discovered how to make a good pencil out of inferior graphite using clay as the binder ; this invention was prompted by his father's pencil factory in Concord, which employed graphite found in New Hampshire in 1821 by Charles Dunbar.
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According to Wirt, Henry ended his speech with words that have since become immortalized: " Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?
According to her diaries, Vol. 1, 1931 – 1934, Nin shared a bohemian lifestyle with Henry Miller during her time in Paris.
According to chemistry historian Henry Leicester, the influential 1923 textbook Thermodynamics and the Free Energy of Chemical Reactions by Gilbert N. Lewis and Merle Randall led to the replacement of the term " affinity " by the term " free energy " in much of the English-speaking world.
According to Matthew Henry a Bible commentator who flourished in the 17th century, Ezekiel is also believed to have been known as Nazaratus Assyrius, a teacher to Pythagorus.
According to his own desire his remains were carried to Toledo, where Henry of Castile had them to be entombed with almost royal honours.
According to a new edition of Severn's letters and memoirs, Severn fathered an illegitimate child named Henry ( b. 31 Aug 1819 ) about a year before leaving England for Italy.
According to the contemporary chronicler John Strecche, who lived at the neighbouring Kenilworth Priory, the French openly mocked Henry in 1414 by sending him a gift of tennis balls at Kenilworth.
According to the Imperial Gazetteer of India, " Gulab Singh contrived to hold himself aloof till the battle of Sobraon ( 1846 ), when he appeared as a useful mediator and the trusted advisor of Sir Henry Lawrence.
According to Pierre Henry, " musique concrète was not a study of timbre, it is focused on envelopes, forms.
According to Ralph of Coggeshall Henry the Young King was the instigator of rebellion against Henry II ; he wanted to reign independently over at least part of the territory his father had promised him, and to break away from his dependence on Henry II, who controlled the purse strings.
According to Robert Henry Nelson, " The medieval Roman Catholic Church operated a far-reaching and comprehensive welfare system for the poor ..."
According to Sir Henry Bartle Frere ( who sat on the Viceroy's Council ), there were an estimated 8 or 9 million slaves in India in 1841.
" According to Senator Richard Henry Lee, the primary purpose of the trial by jury in America was to protect the public from corrupt or aristocratic judges:
According to historian and Herald for Wales, Major Francis Jones, 1908 – 1993, the introduction of the recipe can be attributed to Captain Henry Lewis Edwardes 1788 – 1866.
According to stories that may have legendary elements, an attempt was made to seize William at Valognes, but he escaped under cover of darkness, seeking refuge with King Henry.
* January 20 – According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.
* According to some historians, the Scottish explorer Henry I Sinclair, Earl of Orkney reaches North America.
According to the chronicler Widukind of Corvey, Otto " pitched his camp in the territory of the city of Augsburg and joined there the forces of Henry I, Duke of Bavaria, who was himself lying mortally ill nearby, and by Duke Conrad with a large following of Franconian knights.
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According to speakers at his funeral, he was very well-read, having read a number of religious texts including the Bible, Qur ’ an and Book of Mormon as well as transcendentalist authors such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.
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According to another comic poet, Teleclides, the plays of Euripides were co-authored by the philosopher Socrates.
According to his letters, he was associated with the Venetian natural philosopher, Giulio Camillo, but, apart from this, he had a less active association with Italian scholars than might have been expected.
According to Pickover, the mathematics behind fractals began to take shape in the 17th century when the mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Leibniz pondered recursive self-similarity ( although he made the mistake of thinking that only the straight line was self-similar in this sense ).
According to political philosopher Nikolas Kompridis, the pursuit of freedom in the modern era can be broadly divided into two motivating ideals: freedom as autonomy, or independence ; and freedom as the ability to cooperatively initiate a new beginning.
According to German philosopher Karl Jaspers, when Spinoza wrote " Deus sive Natura " ( God or Nature ) Spinoza did not mean to say that God and Nature are interchangeable terms, but rather that God's transcendence was attested by his infinitely many attributes, and that two attributes known by humans, namely Thought and Extension, signified God's immanence.
According to philosopher Helga Kuhse, Singer is " almost certainly the best-known and most widely read of all contemporary philosophers ".
According to the contemporary Indian philosopher and tantric author, founder of Ananda Marga school of Tantra Yoga, Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, also known by his spiritual name, Shrii Shrii Anandamurti, tantra had its origin in India and South Asia.
According to the Dutch philosopher Marius de Geus, ecological utopias could be sources of inspiration for green political movements.
* According to Wang Yangming ( 1472 – 1529 ), the Ming Dynasty philosopher and governor of Jiangxi, China, he intends to use fo – lang – ji cannons in suppressing the rebellion of Prince Zhu Chenhao in this year.
According to Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher, and Constantine Paparrigopoulos, a major Greek historian, Demosthenes was a student of Isocrates ; according to Cicero, Quintillian and the Roman biographer Hermippus, he was a student of Plato.
According to the philosopher David Hume, a miracle is " a transgression of a law of nature by a particular volition of the Deity, or by the interposition of some invisible agent.
According to philosopher Nayef Al-Rodhan, “ fear ( survival )- induced pre-emptive aggression ” is a human reaction to injustices that are perceived to threaten survival.
According to Cicero, the Roman philosopher who was writing in the first century BC, Posidonius constructed a planetary model.
According to Allende, Einstein had solved the theory, but had suppressed it, since mankind was not ready for it — a confession that the scientist allegedly shared with the mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell.
According to legend, the 13th-century scientist and philosopher Albertus Magnus is said to have discovered the philosopher's stone and passed it to his pupil, Thomas Aquinas, shortly before his death circa 1280.
According to Paul Berman, early Arab nationalist thinker Sati ' al-Husri was influenced by Fichte, a German philosopher famous for his conception of the nation-state and his influence on the German unification movement.
According to Australian philosopher John Burnheim, random selection of policymakers would make it easier for everyday citizens to meaningfully participate, and harder for special interests to corrupt the process.
The German-Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn ( 1729 – 1786 ) taught that " According to the basic principles of my religion I am not to seek to convert anyone not born into our laws .... We believe that the other nations of the Earth are directed by God to observe only the law of nature and the religion of the Patriarchs ... I fancy that whosoever leads men to virtue in this life cannot be damned in the next.
According to philosopher Michel Foucault, Frederick the Great, king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786, was " obsessed " with automata.
According to Michel Surya, the philosopher Georges Bataille threw pages of Blake's book into the casket of his friend and lover Colette Peignot on her death in 1938.
According to the philosopher, as theatrical writer and actor, Artaud is the embodiment of both an aggressive and repairing gesture, which strikes, sounds out, is harsh in a dramatic way and with critical determination as well.
According to Plutarch, their house became an intellectual centre in Athens, attracting the most prominent writers and thinkers, including the philosopher Socrates.
According to one of Plutarch's characters in the dialogue, the philosopher Cleanthes had held that Aristarchus should be charged with impiety for " moving the hearth of the world ".