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By Stephen R. Palmquist

The following, Stephen R. Palmquist makes an attempt to revolutionise Kant scholarship via demonstrating the excessive measure of systematic coherence and consistency in Kant's complete philosophical undertaking. through the use of the "principle of point of view" as a technical software, Palmquist unearths the theories in Kant's severe works to be the architectonic elaboration of a unmarried inspiration. Palmquist asserts that Kant's process can't be adequately interpeted with out realizing its primarily positive, theocentric orientation and its systematic personality. therefore, the harmony which the writer discusses replaces the common interpretation of Kant's theology and philosophy of faith as an austere, deistic agnosticism and ethical reductionism with a richer, more effective framework for theological considering.

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Since Frederick was already an elector, if he became King of Bohemia, he would hold two votes in an imperial election, which might build up a majority against Hapsburg supporters and open a way towards breaking the Hapsburg control. It was along such lines that Anhalt and his friends were thinking and they may even have entertained the idea of eventually gaining the imperial office for Frederick himself. Such vistas ofreligious policy would lead in idealistic thinking to those hopes of a reform of the church through the empire which had been a European dream ever since the time ofDante.

Waite, Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross, pp. ; Will-Erich Peuckert, Die Rosetlkreutzel1 , Jena, 1928, pp. 38-9. 34 JOHN DEE AND THE RISE OF 'CHRISTIAN ROSENCREUTZ' Waite, who had examined the manuscript, believed that a crudely shaped rose design, with a cross in the centre, contained in the Naometria, is the first example of Rosicrucian rose and cross symbolism. l I cannot say that I am altogether convinced of the importance of this so-called rose, but the idea that the Rosicrucian movement was rooted in some kind of alliance of Protestant sympathizers, formed to counteract the Catholic League, is one which would accord well with the interpretations to be advanced in this book.

D. Masson, Edinburgh, 1890, XIII, pp. 399-400). See also A. E. Waite, Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross, pp. ; Will-Erich Peuckert, Die Rosetlkreutzel1 , Jena, 1928, pp. 38-9. 34 JOHN DEE AND THE RISE OF 'CHRISTIAN ROSENCREUTZ' Waite, who had examined the manuscript, believed that a crudely shaped rose design, with a cross in the centre, contained in the Naometria, is the first example of Rosicrucian rose and cross symbolism. l I cannot say that I am altogether convinced of the importance of this so-called rose, but the idea that the Rosicrucian movement was rooted in some kind of alliance of Protestant sympathizers, formed to counteract the Catholic League, is one which would accord well with the interpretations to be advanced in this book.

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