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Humanism in the Renaissance
A paper showing humanism as the driving force behind Renaissance thought.
# 110777 | 785 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 31, 2008 in History (European) , Literature (European (other))

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The paper looks at what existed before humanism and the Renaissance and discusses how humanism and the Renaissance influenced religious thought. The paper explains that humanism was what allowed man to look into himself for answers and it was this looking inward that produced many Renaissance writers and philosophers who expressed personal opinions about the nature of the human and humanity's role in the universe.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Cameron, Euan. Early Modern Europe. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Dresden, Sem. Humanism in the Renaissance. New York: World University Press, 1968.
  • Todorov, Tzvetan. Imperfect Garden: The Legacy of Humanism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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