9780072317336

The Humanistic Tradition, Book 4: Faith, Reason, and Power in the Early Modern World

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    9780072317336

  • ISBN10:

    0072317337

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/9/2001
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

In Book Four: Faith, Reason, and Power in the Early Modern World, readers are exposed to the cornerstones of the early modern world, from the age of the Baroque to the art, music, and culture of the eighteenth century. As in previous volumes, the author presents lively discussion accompanied by literary excerpts and examples to illuminate a variety of topics, including Catholicism's global reach, the birth of modern philosophy, the political theories of Hobbes and Locke, the Enlightenment, and the music of Hayden and Mozart, to name a few.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Age of the Baroque

20 The Catholic Reformation and the Baroque Style

21 Absolute Power and the Aristocratic Style

22 The Baroque in the Protestant North

23 The Scientific Revolution and the New Learning

Part Two: The Age of Enlightenment

24 The Promise of Reason

25 The Limits of Reason

26 Eighteenth-Century Art, Music, and Society

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