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By Archibald R. Lewis

The Renaissance has lengthy posed an issue to students. it's been generalized as an emergence of mind and may in all fields of human activity, yet since it is diversely manifested in various attitudes and varieties at numerous instances within the Western international, this great period of Western ecu background has resisted definitive boundaries.

To support make clear the issues inherent within the learn of the Renaissance and its dating to the previous and next old sessions, a world convention was once held in Austin, Texas, in April, 1964, together backed via the South vital Renaissance convention and The collage of Texas. the 10 papers the following awarded show how through the symposium major students representing numerous educational disciplines shared their methods and insights into the politics, economics, technology, literature, paintings, tune, philosophy, and faith of this complicated era.

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