Fb2 The Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries ePub
by Alan Charles Kors
|Author:||Alan Charles Kors|
|Publisher:||The Teaching Company (1998)|
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Send the Gift of Lifelong Learning! Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual . When the 17th century dawned in Europe, past authors who had stood the test of time dominated the world of learning and understanding.
Send the Gift of Lifelong Learning! Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries. Professor Alan Charles Kors, P. University of Pennsylvania. Their system of d from the fusion of those authorities and Christian doctrine. Professor Kors shows how fully these ideas had suffused and controlled thought and society. The Walls begin to Crumble.
The professor begins with a discussion of intellectual history as a discipline and the process and nature of conceptual . For one, all of them were strongly influenced by the political, religious, and intellectual issues of their days.
The professor begins with a discussion of intellectual history as a discipline and the process and nature of conceptual change over time (1). After this the author looks at the worldview that was dominant in the western intellectual world at the beginning of the 17th century, namely Aristotelian scholasticism (2). After this introductory material to set the context, the author discusses th.
Alan Charles Kors (born July 18, 1943) is Henry Charles Lea Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries
Alan Charles Kors (born July 18, 1943) is Henry Charles Lea Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries. He has received both the Lindback Foundation Award and the Ira Abrams Memorial Award for distinguished college teaching. summa cum laude at Princeton University in 1964, and received his . 1968) in European history at Harvard University.
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The Professor limits the scope to the discussion of historic facts about the key Philosophers and their major work. The dawn of Modernity, the 17th and early 18th century is generally a black hole in most people's education. We know vaguely about Newton and Newtonian physics. He largely shies away from both critical analysis of various theories and the influence they had on the future developments. Somehow, the quasi-chronological approach (with each section developed to a Philosopher - with one exception) also results in somewhat jumpy subject expositions. We've heard of Bacon and Descartes.
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lecture 1. Introduction : intellectual history and conceptual change - lecture 2. The dawn of the 17th century : Aristotelian scholasticism - lecture 3. .Similar books and articles. Alan Charles Kors - 2001 - The Teaching C.Added to PP index 2009-01-28.
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Alan Charles Kors (born 18 July 1943) is Henry Charles Lea Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries.
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What we now know as the Enlightenment challenged previously accepted ways of understanding reality, bringing about modern science, representative democracy, and a wave of wars, sparking what Professor Kors calls, "perhaps the most profound transformation of European, if not human, life. In this series of 24 insightful lectures, you'll explore the astonishing conceptual and cultural revolution of the Enlightenment.