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Humanism in an Age of Science: The Amsterdam Athenaeum in the Golden Age, 1632-1704 Dirk van Miert

Humanism in an Age of Science: The Amsterdam Athenaeum in the Golden Age, 1632-1704

Dirk van Miert

Published July 31st 2009
ISBN : 9789004176850
Hardcover
434 pages
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Drawing on letters, orations and disputations, this book argues that during the seventeenth century, the Amsterdam Athenaeum, despite the revolutionary debates of the time, and despite the intellectual liberalism characteristic of Amsterdam, remainedMoreDrawing on letters, orations and disputations, this book argues that during the seventeenth century, the Amsterdam Athenaeum, despite the revolutionary debates of the time, and despite the intellectual liberalism characteristic of Amsterdam, remained traditional in its teaching.