Modernized philosophical skepticism in the seventeenth century. as a means of affirming the ideas of tolerance and freedom of thought, the creation of the science of modern times (religious-scholarly aspect)

Valeriy Klymov
2013 Ukrainian Religious Studies  
The previous practice of applying a skeptical-critical approach to the gradual displacement of the dominant still in all spheres of life in Europe has also received a method of thinking oriented on dogmatisation, orthodoxization and conservatism in the seventeenth century. further dissemination and development. Known, authoritative thinkers - philosophers, naturalists, mathematicians, theologians in France, England, Holland, Germany, Italy, trying to solve the pressing social problems and
more » ... ting the latest vision of ways to solve them, quite actively used the arsenal of ideas of the skeptical heritage of antiquity, "pyronics" New time. True, the philosophical achievements of predecessors of skeptics, before being used to justify and validate new approaches and goals in science, social life, moral complex, thinkers of the modern times, have been substantially revised. Some of them - actualized, second, inappropriate to the needs of intellectual development and society as a whole, omitted; the third are perceived, developed, transcended and thought-out, or endowed with new meanings, which were neither in the pyron nor in the "academics", but which have already been designated by "new pioneers" (Castellon, Sanchez, Montaigne, Sharon, Lamote Lewaye, Gassendi, etc.).
doi:10.32420/2013.68.337 fatcat:tbcsu57ytrct7docmdufuomq5i