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1. Philosophy / B. History of Ideas / 4. Early European Thought

[landmarks of general European thought, 600 CE - 1600]

6 ideas
There is a five shilling fine for each point of divergence from the thinking of Aristotle [Oxford Univ 1350]
Aristotle is a buffoon who has misled the Church [Luther]
Judging by the positive forces, the Renaissance was the last great age [Nietzsche]
The dating, in 1614, of the Hermetic writings as post-Christian is the end of the Renaissance [Yates]
The magic of Asclepius enters Renaissance thought mixed into Ficino's neo-platonism [Yates]
In the Reformation, morality became unconditional but irrational, individually autonomous, and secular [MacIntyre]