By Guido Ruggiero
This quantity brings jointly one of the most intriguing renaissance students to signify new methods of considering the interval and to set a brand new sequence of agendas for Renaissance scholarship.
• Overturns the concept it was once a interval of eu cultural triumph and highlights the adverse in addition to the optimistic.
• seems to be on the Renaissance from an international, instead of simply ecu, standpoint.
• perspectives the Renaissance from views except simply the cultural elite.
• Gender, intercourse, violence, and cultural historical past are built-in into the analysis.
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His skepticism about theoretical knowledge divorced from observation and experiment set him apart from his contemporaries and identified him as a prophetic advocate of the modern scientific method. “It seems to me that all sciences are vain and full of error that have not been tested by experience. . that do not pass through any of the five senses. . Experience does not feed investigators on THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE 33 dreams, but always proceeds from accurately determined first principles. .
A Companion to the Worlds of the Renaissance by Guido Ruggiero