Renaissance Europe 1300-1600: Philosophy - Research Article from Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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Important Events in Philosophy

c. 1300 Circles of humanists begin to appear in Italy.
1304 Francesco Petrarch is born.
1308 John Duns Scotus, the "subtle doctor," dies.
c. 1310 Dante Alighieri completes his On Monarchy, a work praising the universal state.
1323 William of Ockham resigns his professorship at the University of Paris, and dedicates himself to political philosophy. His works will attack the church's interference in secular affairs and will lay the foundation for nominalism, the most important movement of scholastic philosophers in the later Middle Ages.
1324 Marsilius of Padua writes his Defender of the Peace, a treatise that argues for the separation of secular and religious powers.
1327 John Buridan, a nominalist philosopher trained by William of Ockham, becomes rector or head of the University of Paris.
1341 Petrarch is crowned "Poet Laureate" at Rome.
1360 Leontius Pilatus is called to serve as professor of Greek...

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