By Kelly Joan Whitmer
The Halle Orphanage as medical Community calls into query a long-standing tendency to view German Pietists as anti-science and anti-Enlightenment, arguing that those trends have drawn realization clear of what used to be truly happening contained in the orphanage. Whitmer indicates how the orphanage’s identification as a systematic group hinged on its advertising of philosophical eclecticism as a device for assimilating views and observations and dealing to ideal one’s skills to watch methodically. as a result of the hyperlink among eclecticism and remark, Whitmer unearths, these instructing and coaching in Halle’s Orphanage contributed to the transformation of clinical statement and its comparable actions during this period.
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The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Community: Observation, Eclecticism, and Pietism in the Early Enlightenment by Kelly Joan Whitmer