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By Dmitri Levitin

Seventeenth-century England has lengthy been heralded because the birthplace of a so-called 'new' philosophy. but what contemporaries may have understood by way of 'old' philosophy has been little favored. during this e-book Dmitri Levitin examines English attitudes to old philosophy in extraordinary intensity, demonstrating the centrality of engagement with the historical past of philosophy to just about all trained folks, no matter if students, clerics, or philosophers themselves, and aligning English highbrow tradition heavily to that of continental Europe. Drawing on an enormous array of resources, Levitin demanding situations the idea that curiosity in historic rules used to be constrained to out-of-date 'ancients' or was once in a few feel 'pre-enlightened'; certainly, a lot of the highbrow justification for the hot philosophy got here from re-writing its heritage. while, the deep funding of English students in pioneering different types of overdue humanist erudition led them to advance probably the most cutting edge narratives of historical philosophy in early sleek Europe.

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