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The poet Petrarch rediscovered writings by the ancient Roman orator and politician Cicero, whose ideas about the role and structure of government inspired the humanists to reconsider established views about society and call for expanded civic participation in the state. Søren Kierkegaard’s enduring popularity might be due as much to his unconventional and fascinating life as to his writing. He stands as a symbol, both of Greek rationalism and the humanist tradition that grew out of it.

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Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 11, 2014)


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