The Problem of Being Modern, Or, The German Pursuit of Enlightenment from Leibniz to the French Revolution

The Problem of Being Modern, Or, The German Pursuit of Enlightenment from Leibniz to the French Revolution

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A reading of German intellectual history in the context of European thought, this book aims to give insights into the development of the Enlightenment in Germany. It argues that writers of the period tried to reconcile traditional Protestant beliefs about God with modern scientific discoveries.According to Epicurus there are gods, and these should be honored in the traditional way, but they have nothing whatsoever to do with the world; watching over, caring for, or worrying about a world would not accord with or be conducive toanbsp;...


Title:The Problem of Being Modern, Or, The German Pursuit of Enlightenment from Leibniz to the French Revolution
Author: Thomas P. Saine
Publisher:Wayne State University Press - 1997
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