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This paper aims to explore some possible sources of Francis Bacon’s peculiar way of relating idolatry, natural history and the medicine of the mind. In the first section, I argue that Bacon’s strategy of internalizing idolatry is not unlike that of his Calvinist precursors. If in using natural history as a therapy against the idolatrous mind Bacon departed from Calvin, this departure, I claim, was not unlike the road taken earlier by anotherRead more
This book is an edition of seventeenth century texts and commentaries, bringing together for the first time seventeenth-century 'continuations' of Francis Bacon's New Atlantis. It is the result of a research project having Dana Jalobeanu as PI. Its members (and authors of the book) are: Oana Matei, Doina Cristina Rusu, Grigore Vida and Cristian Bente.Read more
The Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy is an international annual meeting of scholars interested in various aspects of early modern thought. The aim of the seminar is to create a stimulating environment for discussing papers and ideas. Traditionally, the seminar has two components: morning reading groups and afternoon discussions of work-in-progress. This year, the topic for the morning sessions will be Spinozas Tractatus theologico-politicus.Read more