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1. Origin and definition

The term Schulphilosophie or “academic philosophy”was coined because, during the Humanist movement of the Renaissance, many early modern movements and achievements in philosophy were not produced at universities or other academic institutions, but rather at royal courts, in circles of friends (see Academy), by political functionaries or – with the support of various patrons – by individual intellectuals …

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Blum, Paul Richard, “Schulphilosophie”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_027261>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210601

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