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Published: 24 December 2020

500 Pages


ISBN: 9780199553389

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The Reformation of Common Learning

Post-Ramist Method and the Reception of the New Philosophy, 1618 - 1670

Howard Hotson

Oxford-Warburg Studies

  • A interdisciplinary study creating a coherent approach to the military, political, social, and intellectual history of the seventeenth century
  • Relates late-Renaissance and post-Reformation developments (Ramism and confessionalisation, 1543-1618) to those of the mid-17th century (reception and spread of the new philosophies)
  • Includes transnational coverage, relating German developments before the outbreak of the war in 1618 to Dutch, English, Czech, Polish, and Hungarian developments during and after it