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By Ernst Cassirer

This provocative quantity, some of the most vital interpretive works at the philosophical considered the Renaissance, has lengthy been considered as a vintage in its field.  Ernst Cassirer right here examines the adjustments brewing within the early levels of the Renaissance, tracing the interdependence of philosophy, language, paintings, and technological know-how; the newfound reputation of person awareness; and the good thinkers of the period—from da Vinci and Galileo to Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno. The person and the Cosmos in Renaissance Philosophy discusses the significance of fifteenth-century thinker Nicholas Cusanus, the techniques of freedom and necessity, and the subject-object challenge in Renaissance thought.

“This fluent translation of a scholarly and penetrating unique leaves little effect of an try and convey ‘spirit of the age’ or ‘spiritual essence of the time’ unifies and expresses itself in all facets of society or culture.”—Philosophy

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