Cours

History of Ideas III. Modern Thought

Description

History of Ideas III. Modern Thought

The Renaissance: its origins. The ideal of liberty and the emergence of humanism. Arts and modern capitalism. The age of princes. Machiavelli: man’s nature and political morality. Reformation and the birth of European States. Lutheranism and absolutism. The age of discoveries and a new conception of the universe. Counter Reformation and constitutionalism: Francisco Suárez and the natural-law theory of State. Society, culture, theater and literature in 16th and 17th centuries. William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes. Science and philosophy: Francis Bacon, Isaac Newton and Rene Descartes. The English revolution: John Locke and the parliamentarian theory. The Enlightenment. The Encyclopedia. Rationalism and sentimentalism: Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Napoleon and the end of the Holy Roman Empire.

Crédits

3

Langue

en

Faculté

Faculté de philosophie

Professeur(e)

NULL

Code de cours

DPHY 1113

Numéro de piece

221

Année académique

2017-18

Semestre

Hiver

Niveau

Premier cycle

Temps

Tuesday, 1:30-4:30 p.m

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