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Metaphysics - Renaissance

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  • Daniel Cramer (1568 - 1637)
    D. theol. stellv. General-Superintendent a.D., Oberhofprediger and St. Marien und Präpositus in der Alt-Stettinschen Synode, bes. die Schule zu Reetz und Landsberg an der Warthe, Pädagogium zu Stettin,...
  • Johann Arndt (1555 - 1621)
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  • Marsilio Ficino (1433 - 1499)
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  • Michael Maier (1568 - 1622)
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Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices.

This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the Renaissance.

Key Figures