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Metaphysics - Renaissance

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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.

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