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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
The usual derivation of the word Metaphysics is not to be sustained ... the science is supposed to take its name from its superiority to physics. The truth is, that Aristotle's treatise on Morals is next in succession to his Book of Physics.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. author. "Pinakidia 157," Southern Literary Messenger (1836).
Betraying ambivalence to transcendentalism.
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