History 5 Midterm 1 Study Session

History 5 Midterm 1 Study Session - They wanted reforms...

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History 5 Midterm 1 Study Session Primary Readings o Machiavelli – The Prince [Renaissance] Origin of political science Removing religion from politics Shows political participation of individual o Petrarch – Letters of Discourse [Renaissance] Italian humanist Expresses a return to the sources, denies past knowledge o Pico – Dignity of Man [Renaissance] Greatness of humans When humans use reason, they become like creatures of heaven o Luther – Address to German nobility A collection of his grievances about the church Trying to persuade German nobility Emphasizes his position as a poor person o Edict of Worms of 1521 Forbid Luther and his practices Never strictly enforced o Twelve Articles of the Peasants of Swabia
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Unformatted text preview: They wanted reforms similar along the lines of Lutheranism o Calvin On Predestination More figurative meanings of the bible Biblical and ecclesiastical purity o Francis Bacon the New Atlantis Island of Bensalem State sponsored institution for science: Salomons house Club for the smartest people, to control nature for the good of society o Newton Principia Mathematica Reduced Gods will down to mathematics Removed morality from the Natural Philosophy o Renaissance Age of Discovery Reformation Scientific Revolution Consumer and Industrious Revolutions Enlightenment French Revolution...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HISTORY 5 taught by Professor Hesse during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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