Topic 13 Renassaince and Humanism - Coggle Diagram
Topic 13 Renassaince and Humanism
The term 'renaissance' is derivrd from the French word maening 'rebirth'.
Th people had awareness thet the world was in a new era, while appreciating again the literature, philosophy and classical Greco-Roman art.
He proposed frming to the students for an active service life to the community giving them a broad base and solid knowledge, ethical principles and capcity of written and spoken expression.
(1469-1527), founder of political science, who wrote the first dealt with how to conquer power and keep it.
(1392-1463), were the initiators of modern historiography.
Leonardo da Vinci:
(1450-1519) is considered one of the greatest geniuses of all time.
It became a way of thinking and living that revolved around a man idea: in the center of the universe is man, image of God, privileged creature, more worthy than all things on Earth.
Diffusion of Humanism for Europe
The rapid difussionof Italian humanism was due to:
1.- The printing press.
2.- The epistolary relationship between men of European letters; and the first universities.
Other figures of humanism in Europe were:
Thomas More: (1478-1535), who visualized a perfect society in his book Utopia.
François Rabelais: (1974-1553), who composed one of the first novels, (Gargantua and Pantagruel).
Nicolaus Copernicus: (1473-1543), the Polish scientist.
The capital ideological feature of Renaissance humanism was anthroposentrism, thet is, the consideration thet everything revolves around man
It proposes that the man is the center of creation.
Humanism is still in force in any doctrine whose fundamental principle is respect for the human person.
What is important is the human being and must be the center of all concerns.