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From Stevin to Spinoza : an essay on philosophy in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic

Author: Wiep van Bunge
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Series: Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 103.
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"This book presents a picture of several schools of thought that are an essential part of early modern philosophy. Yet it neither concentrates on its main authors nor on the key-concepts which together made up seventeenth-century philosophical discourse. Instead the author has sought to situate the practice of philosophy in the Dutch Republic in a wider cultural context. In particular, this approach appears to  Read more...
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Named Person: Simon Stevin; Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza; Simon Stevin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wiep van Bunge
ISBN: 9004122176 9789004122178
OCLC Number: 46422232
Description: xii, 213, 5 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Heritage of Humanism. 1. Science in Action. 2. Moral Instruction. 3. Unity and Freedom. 4. Academic Philosophy --
Ch. 2. Dutch Cartesianism. 1. Descartes and the Dutch. 2. The Rise of Dutch Cartesianism. 3. From Philosophia naturalis to Physics --
Ch. 3. Cartesian Politics. 1. The First Stadholderless Age. 2. Cartesian Hermeneutics. 3. Republican Politics --
Ch. 4. Spinoza: Friends and Foes. 1. Spinoza's 'Circle'. 2. Spinoza's Critics --
Ch. 5. The Fate of Dutch Spinozism. 1. The Politics of Dutch Spinozism. 2. The World Bewitched. 3. Radical Enlightenment. Epilogue: The European Context of Dutch Cartesianism and Spinozism.
Series Title: Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 103.
Responsibility: by Wiep van Bunge.

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This book attempts to provide a general interpretation of the history of philosophy in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic. It concentrates on the heritage of Humanism, and on the rise of Dutch  Read more...

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