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Jul 07,  · read the Cambridge Platonists because I think they still have something valuable to say. Not everyone would agree with me - but, I think the portrait of Benjamin Whichcote which graces the cover of this book (and the frontispiece) says something about the sort of men we are dealing by: The Cambridge Platonists were a group of theologians and philosophers at the University of Cambridge in the middle of the 17th century.

The leading figures were Ralph Cudworth, Nathaniel Culverwell, Benjamin Whichcote, and Henry More. The Cambridge Platonists were a group of English seventeenth-century thinkers associated with the University of Cambridge.

The most important philosophers among them were Henry More (–) and Ralph Cudworth (–), both fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge. The group also included Benjamin Whichcote (–), Peter Sterry (–), John Smith (–), Nathaniel. Jan 02,  · Cambridge Platonists, group of 17th-century English philosophic and religious thinkers who hoped to reconcile Christian ethics with Renaissance humanism, religion with the new science, and faith with rationality.

Their leader was Benjamin Whichcote, who expounded in his sermons the Christian. The Cambridge Platonists and Their Place in Religious Thought by Geoffrey Pawson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Cambridge Platonists: Books. 1 - 13 of 13 results This book offers an important reappraisal of Schelling's philosophy and his relationship to German Idealism.

Focusing on Schelling's self-critique in early identity philosophy the author rejects those criticisms of Schelling made by both Hegel and Heidegger.

This work significantly redraws. To the Cambridge Platonists, religion and reason were in harmony, and reality was comprised not of sensation, but of "intelligible forms" that exist behind perception. Universal, ideal forms (a la Plato) inform matter, and the senses are unreliable guides to reality.

As divines and in matters of polity, the Cambridge Platonists argued for Cited by: 7. This volume in the distinguished Classics of Western Spirituality series presents a collection of essays, poetry, and treatises by Cambridge Platonists, a movement in philosophical theology that flourished around Cambridge University in the 17th century and left a profound impact on the shape of subsequent religious life in the English speaking world.

Cambridge Platonists, group of English philosophers, centered at Cambridge in the latter half of the 17th cent. In reaction to the mechanical philosophy of Thomas Hobbes this school revived certain Platonic and Neoplatonic ideas.

The Cambridge Platonists book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume contains the selected discourses of four seventeenth- 4/5(3). Buy Cambridge Platonists First Edition by C.

Patrides (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible C. Patrides. THE CAMBRIDGE PLATONISTS, What was Cambridge Platonism?, Who were the Cambridge Neoplatonists?, Who was Henry More?, Who was Anne Conway?, What did Anne Conway's physical pain have to do with her philosophy and religion.

- The handy philosophy answer book. Jan 16,  · This volume contains essays that examine the work and legacy of the Cambridge Platonists.

The essays reappraise the ideas of this key group of English thinkers who served as a key link between the Renaissance and the modern era. The contributors examine the sources of the Cambridge Platonists and discuss their take-up in the Ebook/DAISY3. Download The Cambridge Platonists, by C.

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Cambridge Platonists (17th century) Main article: Cambridge Platonists In the seventeenth century in England, neoplatonism was fundamental to the school of the Cambridge Platonists, whose luminaries included Henry More, Ralph Cudworth, Benjamin Whichcote and John Smith, all graduates of the University of Cambridge.

The Cambridge Platonists were defenders of tolerance in the political as well as the moral sphere ; they held that practical j u d g e m e n t came down in the last instance to individual conscience ; and they laid the foundations of our modern conceptions of conscience and liberty.

But at the same. The Cambridge Platonists were saved from the arid rationalism of the Deists by their mystical apprehension of God. They recognized the limits of philosophy and realized that some forms of knowledge cannot be apprehended in conceptual forms but are the product of.

The Cambridge Platonists were among the first English thinkers to read Descartes, and More carried on an extensive correspondence with him. Like Descartes, the Cambridge Platonists were dualists and they regarded a dualism of spirit and matter as indispensable for their defense of the spiritual realm against materialistic reduction.

This volume contains essays that examine the work and legacy of the Cambridge Platonists. The essays reappraise the ideas of this key group of English thinkers who served as a key link between the Renaissance and the modern era.

The contributors examine the sources of the Cambridge Platonists. Both Plato and the Cambridge Platonists hold the view that moral knowledge depends primarily on cognitive resources which are innate to the mind. There is, nevertheless, a need for our minds to be prompted through experience in order for knowledge to occur.

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Roinila, Markku Boethius and the Scale of Nature’, in G. Rogers (ed.), The Cambridge Platonists in Philosophical Context (Dordrecht, Boston, and London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, ), pp. 93–Author: Jacqueline Broad. Thanks for those references. I'll have to look up the Jones book; I'm not familiar with it.

Here is another fascinating connection: One of the Cambridge Platonists was Anne Conway. She was greatly admired by More and all the others. She corresponded with Leibniz who acknowledged her influence.

In point of natural philosophy, the Cambridge Platonists were decidedly moderns. Ralph Cudworth's The True Intellectual System of the Universe is a wide-ranging taxonomy of philosophical doctrines which aims to distinguish 'good' from 'bad', 'sound' from 'unsound' philosophy. Cambridge Core - Renaissance Philosophy - Ralph Cudworth - by J.

Passmore. Originally published inthis concise book presents an engaging study of the works and influence of the renowned English philosopher Ralph Cudworth (–88), the leader of the Cambridge Platonists. The Cambridge Platonists attempted to “establish some final court of appeal on matters of religious doctrine” against the rising religious pluralism in the aftermath of the English Reformation.

They did this by grounding religious belief not in institutional authority but in the “certitude of the mind itself.”. The group of English theologians traditionally known as ""The Cambridge Platonists"" form an important link between medieval Christian theology and the thought of the modern world.

Their center was Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, and they taught and wrote in the midst of the struggle between Puritanism and the Church of England.

Though not Puritans themselves &#; they rejected. The Cambridge Platonists at the origins of Enlightenment: texts, debates, and reception () Prof. Douglas Hedley, Dr. David Leech, Dr. James Bryson, Dr. Mark Burden, Dr. Christian Hengstermann, Dr. Michael Hawkins – This project, is funded by an £, AHRC research grant.

Early Modern Conversions. Many of these are among those which may have been donated by the former fellow of Queens’, John Smith (), who was a member of the important group of philosophers active in Cambridge who were known as the “Cambridge Platonists”.

The Donors’ Book at Queens’ which records brief titles of books donated to the Old Library by. Benjamin Whichcote developed an account of human nature that attempts to reconcile the obligations of reason with those of the Christian faith.

The chapter offers an interpretation of his account as a variant of the image of God doctrine and argues that its core feature is embraced by the other central figures of Cambridge Platonism, i.e.

Ralph Cudworth, Henry More, and John Smith. Buy The Cambridge Platonists Revised ed. by C. Patrides (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible C. Patrides. Platonism is the philosophy of Plato and philosophical systems closely derived from it, though contemporary platonists do not necessarily accept all of the doctrines of Plato.

Platonism had a profound effect on Western fencingveterans2013.comism at least affirms the existence of abstract objects, which are asserted to exist in a third realm distinct from both the sensible external world and from the.

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Summary: Works by and about the seventeenth century Cambridge Platonists, including, Benjamin Whichcote, Henry More, Ralph Cudworth, John Smith, Peter Sterry, Nathaniel Culverwell, John Norris, Joseph Glanville, Anthony Ashley Cooper (Third Earl of Shaftesbury), and Anne Conway.

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Its hallmark was a devotion to reason in metaphysics, religion and ethics. The Cambridge Platonists made reason rather than tradition and inspiration their ultimate criterion of knowledge.

Feb 11,  · The Platonists fed from many sources, including continental thinkers such as Marsilio Ficino, who was the tutor of Lorenzo de'Medici and an early translator of Plato (very little of Plato was available in Latin until then).

The Cambridge group in turn influenced a broad spectrum of later thinkers, poets, and Tom Matrullo. The Cambridge Platonists of Old England and the Cambridge Platonists of New England DANIEL WALKER HOWE In the distinguished Unitarian minister and local historian Henry Wilder Foote preached a eulogy for his late colleague, the Reverend James Walker, philosopher and former president of Harvard University.

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This volume in the distinguished Classics of Western Spirituality seriespresents a collection of essays, poetry, and treatises by Cambridge Platonists, a movement in philosophical theology that flourished around Cambridge University in the 17th century and left a profound impact on the shape Author: Charles C.

Taliaferro. Jan 31,  · In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, introduces us to the Cambridge Platonists! Category People & Blogs.THOMAS TRAHERNE AND CAMBRIDGE PLATONISM BY CAROL L. MARKS A LTHOUGH the Oxford-educated Thomas-L XTraherne is indeed "thoroughly representa-tive" of the "salient ideas" of the Cambridge Platonists,1 and without a doubt should be classed with them philosophically, he is most akin emotionally to that maverick among the Cambridge men, Peter Sterry.Jul 23,  · See also Cambridge Platonists on Wikipedia; and our Encyclopædia Britannica disclaimer.

Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 5 — Cambridge Platonists CAMBRIDGE PLATONISTS, a school of philosophic-religious thinkers which flourished mainly at Cambridge University in the second half of the 17th century.

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