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This introductory chapter of this book on Adriaan Koerbagh, aimed at making Koerbagh's work better known as well as stimulate further research. It commences with a brief on about the Koerbagh family, probably of German descent, originating from Korbach in the former principality of Waldeck. Adriaan took his doctorate in medicine in 1659, receiving a law doctorate two years later. The Koerbagh brothers, Adriaan and Johannes, could afford to pursue their studies for nearly a decade without having to look for employment. During the early 1660s, it is assumed that while Johannes studied in Groningen, Adriaan spent most of his time in Amsterdam. The chapter sketches their time among Spinozists and Socinians, their association with Een Bloemhof and Een Ligt, and the time time when Koerbagh at theThreshold of the Radical Enlightenment.

Keywords:Adriaan Koerbagh; Een Bloemhof; Een Ligt; Johannes Koerbagh; Socinians; Spinozists

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