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  Glanvill’s Lux Orientalis Richard Cumberland (Bishop of Peterborough) and other Contributors to the Latitudinarian Movement  

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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume VIII. The Age of Dryden.

XI. Platonists and Latitudinarians.

§ 19. His Controversy with Henry Stubbs.


An excellent illustration of the points at issue among educational writers subsequent to the restoration is afforded by the controversy between Glanvill and Henry Stubbs, a retired physician at Warwick. Glanvill, in his Plus Ultra, had been led, by his sympathy with the progressive tendencies of the Royal Society, to pass a rather indiscriminate censure on the scholastic Aristotle. This evoked from Stubbs a reply, The Plus Ultra reduced to a Non Plus, setting forth the “Advantages of the Ancient Education in England over the Novel and Mechanical.   26

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  Glanvill’s Lux Orientalis Richard Cumberland (Bishop of Peterborough) and other Contributors to the Latitudinarian Movement  
 
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