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Unformatted text preview: 1-22Neo-Platonism and Renaissance Art Heroic Age of Humanism (1350-1450) early humanism 3 characteristics focus on the individual and individual experience emphasis on rhetoric emphasis on school curriculum which focusses on people acting in the world activity in world do not see themselves as challenging the church Bruni leader of Florence if your an active citizen in your city, then it flourishes city should be defended by its citizen they learn civic duty a symbiotic relationship create schools 7 liberal topics rhetoric, logic, grammar, music, astronomy, geometry, philosophy need training in a variety of topics to be able to be fluid 2 systems of thought Aristotle rejected in medieval ages things in the world are real, we can see the principle behind them progressively you can use this world to understand/analyze the universe Plato switch to PLato when they give up on Aristotle Asystematic Philosophy humanism (how important our life is) being joining with Plato (this world is fake) 2 antagonistic things being joined together Neo-Platonism (1450) Plato...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course HIS 4B taught by Professor Landau during the Fall '07 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '07