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Author Kenny, Neil.

Title The palace of secrets [electronic resource] : Béroalde de Verville and Renaissance conceptions of knowledge / Neil Kenny.

Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1991.


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Physical description 1 online resource (x, 305 p.) : ill., 1 facsim.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Encyclopaedism proposed the organization of knowledge on an ordered and unified basis. Its tenets were gainsaid by Montaigne among others. Beroalde began his career as an encyclopaedist but gradually modified his views. Kenny uses his career as the focus of this study of Renaissance thought.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Béroalde de Verville, 1556- -- Knowledge and learning.
Knowledge, Theory of -- History.
Renaissance -- France.
France -- Intellectual history -- 16th century.
France -- Intellectual history -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780191673313 (ebook) : No price