The Learned Correspondence of the Brothers Pez: Catholic Enlightenment in Austria

The Learned Correspondence of the Brothers Pez: Catholic Enlightenment in Austria  Many examples can be given to illustrate the period commonly known as „Enlightenment“. Prominent figures like Isaac Newton, John Locke, René Descartes and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz create the impression, that the centre of „Enlightenment“ lay in the (mainly protestant) territories of Northwestern Europe, whereas the southern part of the Empire as well as the monastic field seemed to be barely touched by it. A counterexample for „Monastic Enlightenment“ in this area at around [...]

Quelle: http://ordensgeschichte.hypotheses.org/1479

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