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3.06.08 - -What was the Renaissance? French, means rebirth...

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-What was the Renaissance? French, means rebirth of the classical rebirth of roman and Italy -What distinguished the Rena worldview from the medieval worldview? Does it mark birth of modern Europe? -New emphasis of modern and secular thought -New appreciation of life -New forms of politics, art, etc but not quite modern -Why did the Rena begin in Northern Italy? I. An Age of Transition a. The Birth of Modern Work i. Ren scholars were worthy of study for their own sake, they had something else to offer, more than the Christian view they brought b. Toward a New Worldview i. Humanism: The Wisdom of the Ancients – also directly criticed the scholastics. They believed scholastics (they subordinated the classics) … up ii. Secularism and Reason: This World Matters 1. All Ren men and people all believed in God 2. Interested in human behavior 3. Sought truth in human history 4. They believed the good life could be lived in this world iii. Individualismn Human Agency, and Virtu: The Rebirth of Arête
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Hunziker during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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