The Rise of Modern Philosophy

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CHRONOLOGY
1513Machiavelli's Prince
1516More's Utopia
1520Papal condemnation of Luther
1540Foundation of the Jesuits
1543Copernicus publishes heliocentrism
1545–63Council of Trent
1561Murder of Ramus
1569Montaigne's Essays
1588Molina's Concordia
1600Burning of Giordano Bruno
1605Bacon's Advancement of Learning
1625Grotius' On War and Peace
1638Galileo's Two New Sciences
1641Descartes' Meditations
1650Death of Descartes
1651Hobbes' Leviathan
1662Death of Pascal
1677Publication of Spinoza's Ethics
1686Leibniz's Discourse on Metaphysics
1687Newton's Principia Mathematica
1690Locke's Essay and Treatises of Civil Government
1713Berkeley's Three Dialogues
1714Leibniz's Monadology
1739Hume's Treatise
1750Montesquieu's Spirit of the Laws
1764Reid's Common Sense
1764Rousseau's Social Contract
1781Kant's Critique of Pure Reason
1785Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
1804Fichte's Wissenschaftslerhe
1807Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
1831Death of Hegel

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