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Friday, April 7, 2017

Who was the first modern philosopher?

Steven Nadler reviews The Age of Genius: The seventeenth century and the birth of the modern mind, by A. C. Grayling, at The Times Literary Supplement.
"Tangled debates about the meaning of 'modernity' aside, there can be no denying that something very special happened in philosophy in the seventeenth century – and especially in natural philosophy, what we now call science."

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