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Enlightenment – European religion

By |2019-05-29T09:05:32-07:00August 7th, 2017|Modern Europe, Religion|

René Descartes - Enlightenment philosopher How do we know what is true? All this fighting about religion and new ideas coming from Africa and the Americas, China and India meant that people in Europe spent a lot of time thinking about what they really believed. Religion in Early Modern Europe Thirty Years' War Medieval [...]

Margaret Cavendish – European Philosophy

By |2019-03-07T16:06:05-07:00August 6th, 2017|Modern Europe, Philosophy|

Margaret Cavendish Who was Margaret Cavendish? Margaret Cavendish was a little younger than Hobbes and Descartes, but she knew both men. She had many philosophical debates with them when they were all living in Paris. More about Hobbes And about Descartes All our Europe articles Cavendish proposed that even things that seemed separate from your body, [...]