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From there they escaped to a Poland already rendered relatively open to naturalistic thought by the followers of Copernicus. To build a new moral force that serves as a social and personal reference. This is crucial to our story for, in doing this, Valla became the first scholar of the Renaissance era to nourish the seeds of Unitarianism (although these had been planted originally by the Arians of the fourth century). Emphasis is placed on human concerns and that which can contribute to human flourishing.

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