The Vices of Learning: Morality and Knowledge at Early Modern Universities

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BRILL, May 9, 2014 - History - 312 pages
In The Vices of Learning Sari Kivistö examines scholarly vices, such as pride, plagiarism and the desire for fame, in over one hundred Latin dissertations and treatises from the late Baroque and early Enlightenment periods.
 

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Contents

Academic Selfcriticism in the Early Modern Period
1
Chapter 2 Selflove and Pride
28
Chapter 3 The Desire for Fame
76
Chapter 4 Logomachia and Futile Quarrelling
147
Chapter 5 Curiosity and Novelties
202
Chapter 6 Bad Manners and Old Learning
239
Chapter 7 Conclusions about Morality and Knowledge
259
Appendix
265
Bibliography
274
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