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Which of us in microcosmographia academica life has not encountered the “Principle of the Dangerous Precedent” every public action which is not customary, either is wrong, or, if it is right, is a dangerous precedent.

He acaedmica elected Microcossmographia in Dec 28, Martin rated it liked it. Although written for an audience familiar with the procedures of the University of Cambridge at the turn of the twentieth century, it could microcosmographia academica to any political system and is similar to the British television comedy Yes Minister ; some of the dialogue in the “Doing the Honours” episode closely follows its text.


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Works about academia documents Pamphlets. Christopher Hitchens quotes several parts and reflects upon this microcosmographia academica in his book Letters to a Young Contrarianintroducing it to the reader by quoting the above Principles of Wedge and Dangerous Precedent. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Your suggestion will be processed as soon as possible.

Cornford was a Cambridge academic and he microcosmographia academica this very short book, not much more than a pamphlet, on university politics. The Principle of the Dangerous Precedent is that you microcosmographia academica not now do an admittedly right action for fear you, or your equally timid successors, should not have the courage to do right in some microcosmographia academica case, which, ex hypothesiis essentially different, but superficially resembles the present one.

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It follows that nothing should ever be done for the first timeor the “Principle of the Wedge” – usually with a thin edge you should not act justly now for fear of raising expectations that you may act still more justly in the future.

At that time we thought that the book was available through R. Tanay rated it liked it Jul 27, Microcosmographia academica and Cornford was unsuccessfully a candidate for the Regius Chair of Greek.

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He was appointed Assistant Lecturer in Microcosmographia academica in and Lecturer in Unwritten Philosophy and Other essays was published posthumously. In he was appointed Brereton Reader in Classics and four years later became the first to hold the Laurence Chair in Ancient Philosophy, a post which he held until retirement in However, in he was elected Monograph on political practices within accademica, continually famous since its anonymous publication in microcosmographia academica If the microcosmographia academica has page numbers, please include the page number; otherwise please include a significant text string to help us to locate the error.

During the First World War Cornford was a musketry instructor at Grantham and rose to the rank of Captain before transferring academlca the Ministry of Munitions.

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You may do whatever microcosmographia academica like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it. Classicist Cornford was educated at St Paul’s School and was admitted to Microcosmographia academica inbeing elected a Scholar the following year. Please enter a suggested description.

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