[De Interpretatione, 1.164] Equally important to later developments are some ancient texts on poetry, rhetoric, and sophistry: Aristotle’s Poetics, Rhetoric, and On Sophistical Refutations Plato’s dialogues, Cratylus, Ion, Gorgias, Lesser Hippias, and The Republic This type of literature and learning became prominent in the middle ages, and helped shape our views about reading and interpreting like the ancients: The discipline of hermeneutics emerged with the new humanist education of the 15th century as a historical and critical methodology for analyzing texts.In a triumph of early modern hermeneutics, the Italian humanist Lorenzo Valla proved in 1440 that the Donation of Constantine was a forgery.Basically, the Ancients formed a Grand Lodge in England in 1751 because they believed the Moderns had taken control of the Grand Lodge that was formed in 1717, and were progressively attempting to change the history of Freemasonry. Nevertheless, it is admitted by the academic world that Anecdotal Evidence still falls under “the scope of Scientific method.” Admittedly, it is the weaker of the two evidences; nonetheless, it is still used and applied as a starting point for scientific discovery.We also know that Anecdotal discovery uses the creative elements of the human mind, and is the source of countless new ideas, discoveries and inventions; but it is also sometimes biased, especially if misapplied and not balanced with Empirical Evidence.You see, way too many people are caught up in the Empirical vs Anecdotal Evidence debate, which is so often used in the realm of the sciences, but is often dismissed, or at least becoming less important, by many authors of history.
Pippa donned some dazzling duds for the wedding of her friend, entrepreneur Jöns Bartholdson, who married Anna Ridderstad in a lavish wedding.Or as Walter Benjamin amply stated, “history is written by the victors.” In fact, historians often use Anecdotal data when writing about history.Furthermore, many historians today use hermeneutics to form a better perspective about a historical event or time period.Following their beachside getaway, the duo headed to Australia for the second leg of their honeymoon.
While Down Under, the pair enjoyed a scenic ride around the Sydney Harbour in a taxi boat, soaked in the sights of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, and got a tour of the city via seaplane.
But before I delve into this specific topic, a little history is in order.