||Women's Studies Archive: Rare Titles from the American Antiquarian Society, 1820-1922
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||Introduction.--Introductory chapter: The attitude toward the classical authors during the mediaeval period. Italian humanism. Humanism beyond the Alps. Montaigne.--The scientific phase: Francis Bacon. Galileo. Descartes. Thomas Hobbes.--The literary phase: Contrast between the thought environment of the seventeenth century and our own. Sir William Temple's Essay upon ancient and modern learning. William Wotton's Reflections. Richard Bentley's Dissertation. Jonathan Swift's Tale of a tub and The battle of the books. The French point of view as compared with the English. Charles Perrault. Fontenlle. Conclusion.
|General note||Published also as thesis (Ph. D.) Columbia university, 1921.|
|Bibliography note||Bibliography: pages 219-225.|