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The entire book is written in the form of letter, and thus Hobbes wrote this article in first person. It is interesting to read a philosophy book in first person. Also, since it is a letter, Hobbes put the content in order of numbers like first,…

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Isaac Newton, highly known for his scientific achievements and works, shares of his other passion through works such as this one, Observations Upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John. In addition to the science, his writing…

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Henry VIII was king during the time of the reformation. Henry VIII broke away from the catholic church as the pope refused to grant him a divorce. This likely led to confusion in England’s beliefs in regards to religion. This text written by the…

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The text of the page I chose describes Cook’s observations of the canoes of the New Zealand natives. He comments on the sleek and slim design of the boats while acknowledging how practical they are, being able to fit numerous men and weaponry.…

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The book was written in the form of discussion among three men, Simplicio, Sagredo, and Salviati. Each man represents Galileo’s beliefs in different period. Simplicio represents Galileo’s early beliefs. Sagredo and Salviati represents his middle…

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Martin Luther’s Das Jhesus Christus Ain Geborner Judeley was meant to inspire Christian tolerance toward people of Jewish faith. While the original date of publishing is 1523, the specific copy viewed was printed in 1524 in Wittenberg, Germany. The…

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Francis Bacon was critical in the development of the scientific method, and thus, being a philosophical and scientific giant. Interestingly, he also expressed his religious views quite clear in his works, which are clearly reflective of Christian…

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This book is Thomas Hobbes’ letter to Duke of Newcastle about how liberty of people should be limited. However, it also includes the analyses based on the observation of the letter from another scholar of the Church of England. Actually, the…

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My favorite page of this book, Leviathan, is its front page, which is a sophisticated illustration of a king-like man who is composed by myriads of individuals. Actually, the title of this book, Leviathan, is the name of the figure on that…

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I found the title page very interesting because it is so simple. Many books that I have seen from this time period had ornate pictures and title pages, while this one only states the title. It also says to the king as this book was directed towards…
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