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This section presents the list of published sources and unpublished sources that occur in the book Humanism in an Age of Science. The book is divided into three parts where the first part offers an introduction to the Athenaeum, to the mode and cultural context of its creation, and to its teaching faculty during the seventeenth century. Part Two of the book deals with the question of whether the Athenaeum in its didactics and activities was comparable to the Republic's other institutes of higher education; various forms of instruction are examined to answer this. Part Three contains a description of paedagogic content. The disciplines are distinguished from one another and arranged in a manner that attempts to do justice to the views of the professors on the boundaries of their disciplines.

Keywords: Athenaeum; humanism; new science



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