Man’s Ascent to Reason - The Secularization of Western Culture

Author: Falk, Gerhard
Year:2003
Pages:328
ISBN:0-7734-6956-7
978-0-7734-6956-3
Price:219.95

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface; Introduction
1. The Rise of Science and the Ascent to Reason in Ancient Greece
2. Greece Conquers Rome
3. Reason Assails Faith: From Epicurus to Avicenna
4. Reason Precedes Faith: From Abelard to Johann Müller
5. Transition to the Renaissance and the Reformation
6. The Age of Copernicus
7. Non-Conformist Thought in England, France, the Netherlands and Germany
8. characteristics of the Enlightenment in England and France
9. Understanding Mankind
10. American Technology, sociology and Secular Humanism – the Triumph of Reason
Bibliography; Index