Modern Renaissance

The New Atlantis

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Thus there are, in China, philosophies of yin-yang (female-male), Tai-chi (Great Ultimate), and Legalism. The church had a strong influence on the lives of the individuals. C. especially chaps 5 and 6. ‘Dedicatio’. Malebranche reminds his readers that we are inclined to. and love for an object that we esteem above ourselves is devotion. designed to protect and increase our well-being. part of our nature. Monarchies grew in power and size in the Renaissance.
Essais Vol. 3

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The preface to this part exists; and it may reasonably be held that the admittedly imperfect investigation of the nature of heat which occupies so large a space in the Second Book of the Novum Organum is a sample of what Bacon meant to include in Part V. Discourse. 12 On the dating of the Regulae see J. Critic and teacher Alain Locke described it as a "spiritual coming of age" in which the black community was able to seize upon its "first chances for group expression and self determination."
Essais Vol. 2

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Journal of African Civilizations, 17 (4), 372-383. Dante is renowned as the greatest epic poet of the Middle Ages (placing him alongside Homer and Milton, the greatest ancient and modern epic poets, respectively). He and his wife found a house on the northwest side of the city. “We were in New Burlington,” he said. Cosimo I proved to be a very competent detailed administrator at a time when being a dull pompous control freak did not seem to matter.
The Persian Letters (Hackett Publishing Co.)

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Like Japan, Chinese philosophy has become somewhat of a melting pot of ideas. The works of Renaissance-era men sit in museums and have inspired people for centuries; your work can do the same. Galileo contributed not only an impressive series of direct observations of both celestial and terrestrial motion but also a serious effort to explain and defend the new methods. One strain of this movement followed the work of Bernard Williams. The term humanism denotes "an outlook that emphasizes human capabilities and concerns"; the two most visible consequences of this outlook are secular appreciation (i.e. appreciation for humans and the human world) and critical thought (see Humanism ).
The Complete Essays of Montaigne

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But when so much is granted, the rest of what Plato says by no means follows. The Fathers of the Church and the first philosophers of the Middle Ages seem not to have had a very clear idea of philosophy for reasons which we will develop later on ( section IX ), but its conception emerges once more in all its purity among the Arabic philosophers at the end of the twelfth century and the masters of Scholasticism in the thirteenth. The lute was widely used at that time, both to accompany singing and for instrumental music.
Prolegomena Zu Einer Jeden K Nftigen Metaphysik: Die ALS

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In these forms of speculation, Brahman was often seen as the underlying, unitary and universal Being of which the various divinities were mere expressions. Practical philosophy comprises ethics, economics, and politics, the second of these three often merging into the last. I like to sleep in most days and have a limited time to do my make up in the mornings. Esse videatur’—already singled out by Quintilian (Institutio oratoria X. Literature took a large leap forward as writers such as William Shakespeare and Machiavelli began to create plays and other pieces of writing that did not hold back their true beliefs.
Utopia: Originally Printed in Latin, 1516

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Elizabeth Eyre, Death of the Duchess (1991), a soldier of fortune and his seemingly dim-witted sidekick try to get to the bottom of a case of kidnapping and murder when feuding families try to patch up their differences with a wedding; #1 in the Italian Renaissance Whodunit series. Ingram Bywater described him as without doubt ‘the great Greek scholar of the Caroline age. Below the plain clerestory (upper-story wall of windows) with its unobtrusive openings, the arches of the nave are carried on tall, slender Corinthian columns made even taller by the insertion of a favoured Brunelleschian device, an impost block between the column capital and the springing of the round arches.
The Essays of Michael De Montaigne

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Make your own list of situations--and your reactions to them. Nominalism, Realism, and Conceptualism are various answers to the question of the real objectivity of our predications, or of the relation of fidelity existing between our general representations and the external world. He also attempted to identify the essential properties of any act of meaning. The study of classical texts in medieval Italian schools reached a highpoint in the twelfth century but then collapsed as universities rose in importance during the thir­teenth century, a sharp decline only gradually reversed in the two centuries that followed.
The Portable Emerson

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I’m sure there are a lot of women from years ago, too, they just didn’t make the history books. Plato proceeds to an interesting sketch of the education proper to a young man who is to be a guardian. ... I do not see how it can be of use for anything except to restore to their natural location such integral bodies as have been accidentally removed and separated from their whole. 266. p. 56. reprinted Basel. 1496. Aesthetics deals with beauty, art, enjoyment, sensory-emotional values, perception, and matters of taste and sentiment.
An Apology for Raymond Sebond (Penguin Classics)

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An earlier treatment in dialogue form of Aristotelian psychology is Ambrogio Flandino’s De animarum immortalitate contra Petrum Pomponatium. 209–15. I use sacred storytelling (whether written or performed), poetry and art to help women change the stories that hold them back and create their own masterpiece life. Hegel finds reason in history; but it is a latent reason, and one that can only be comprehended when the fullness of history's work is finished: “When philosophy paints its grey on grey, then has a shape of life grown old. … The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of the dusk” ((Hegel 1821: 13). (See O'Brien (1975), Taylor (1975), and Kojève (1969) for treatments of Hegel's philosophy of history.) It is worth observing that Hegel's philosophy of history is not the indefensible exercise of speculative philosophical reasoning that analytic philosophers sometimes paint it.