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Philosophy of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

A short anthology of philosophers of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, which includes the most important philosophical writings from Europe during this period.

Part of the Readings in the History of Philosophy series, this volume features writings by the most important philosophers of the era: Martin Luther, Francis Bacon, Rene Descartes, Thomas Hobbes, Baruch Spinoza, Amerigo Vespucci, and more, with selections carefully chosen to emphasize the range and significance of the important philosophers of this period, their inter-relationships with each other and with the intellectual currents of their age.