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Defining Philosophy in Early Modern Germany (IX): Keckermann on Why Philosophy Cannot Be Defined

16 October 2014

Stefan Heßbrüggen-Walter In the last post of this series, I have discussed Crellius’s attempt to define philosophy as a composite habit and Keckermann’s criticism of...

Ars effectiva et methodus: the Body in early modern science and thought - H-Soz-u-Kult / Tagungsberichte

4 October 2014

Ars effectiva et methodus: the Body in early modern science and thought - H-Soz-u-Kult / Tagungsberichte: H-Soz-u-Kult: Communication and Information Services for Historians

Defining Philosophy in Early Modern Germany (VIII): Keckermann and Crell against the Ancients

10 August 2014

Stefan Heßbrüggen-Walter In the previous post of this series, we have seen how Francesco Piccolomini and Michael Piccart argue for the thesis that philosophy cannot be defined at...

"The Steadfast Philosopher" (Gerard van Honthorst, 1623,...

14 May 2014

"The Steadfast Philosopher" (Gerard van Honthorst, 1623, Collection Hohenbuchau, Schlangenbad, on loan to Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)