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“Teutonick Chimericall extravagances”

ENTHUSIASME [Late Latin enthūsiasmus, from Greek enthousiasmos, from enthousiazein, to be inspired by a god, from entheos, possessed :] Political,economic and social stresses take their toll on normative behavior. The late "early modern period" let's call it 1590-1680  (pre Newton?) was a period of hegemonic... Continue Reading →

Aristotelis Florum illustriorum

Some times, really more often than not, a second or third edition of a book surpasses the intellectual importance than the first, in obscure books this requires a little reading and understanding contexts. The book I have to write about... Continue Reading →

As always within human sciences the way we categorize things determine what those things are. In archaeology it is called contextualization, in order to see the forest for the trees, sometimes it is necessary to take a step back from... Continue Reading →

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