Life in 1648: Leviathan


Comment Blog

Treaty of Westphalia

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

Thomas Bokenkotter: thought would no longer originate within the Christian Churches

"minds... quite alienated from the Church"

"principles arrived at by reason and social experiences"

Alan Schreck

Richelieu & Mazarin

Hugo Grotius

Michel Montaigne- Que sais-je?



Charles Darwin

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Francis Bacon

Novum Organum: inductive reasoning

Rene Descartes

"Cogito, ergo sum"