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The seventeenth century

Author: Andrew Lossky
Publisher: New York : Free Press, [1967] ©1967
Series: Sources in western civilization, 7.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lossky, Andrew, 1917-
Seventeenth century.
New York, Free Press [1967]
(OCoLC)643553938
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lossky
OCLC Number: 549894
Description: viii, 359 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: A picaresque novel on the Thirty Years War: Von Grimmelshausen, Simplicissimus --
A scientific society: Cesi, Address to the Lincean society --
Investigations of Galileo: a. The starry messenger; b. Letters to Mark Welser; c. Letter to Christina of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany; d. Objections against Galileo --
Cartesianism: a. Descartes, Discourse on the method of rightly conducting the reason; b. The passions of the soul --
Skepticism: Rapin, Reflections upon ancient and modern philosophy --
The Newtonian system: a. Newton, The principia; b. Opticks --
Classicism in the visual arts: Félibien, Discussion of Poussin's paintings --
Natural law: Grotius, On the law of war and peace --
The Leviathan state: Hobbes, Leviathan --
Republicanism: De la Court, The interest of Holland --
Divine right of kings: Bossuet, Politics drawn from the scriptures --
Constitutionalism: Locke, The second treatise of government --
Mercantilism: Colbert, Memorandum to the king on finances, 1670 --
Anti-mercantilism: a. Memoire of P. de Groot to Louis XIV; b. Extract from a letter of Lionne to Pomponne --
Diplomacy: Callières, On international negotiations --
A political commentary: Pufendorf, Introduction to the history of principal states --
Letters of Louis XIV.
Series Title: Sources in western civilization, 7.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Lossky.

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