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The Prae-Adamitae and the early Royal Society: two cases from the periphery

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Isaac La Peyrere’s Prae-Adamitae (1655) and Socinian tendencies in the early Royal Society: some manuscripts of Francis Lodwick (1619-1694) and Francis Willughby (1635-1672).
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Isaac La Peyrere’s Prae-Adamitae (1655) and Socinian tendencies in the early Royal Society: some manuscripts of Francis Lodwick (1619-1694) and Francis Willughby (1635-1672). The hypothesis that there were men before Adam was most notoriously mooted by the dissident Calvinist Isaac La Peyrère, who was circulating his views in manuscript in French intellectual circles from the early 1640s. The full version of his theory became internationally available in 1655 with the publication in Latin o...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Humanities Division - English Language and Literature
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