ACADEMIILE DOMNEŞTI DIN
BUCUREŞTI ŞI IAŞI ŞI ÎNCEPUTURILE
ÎNVĂŢĂMÂNTULUI FILOSOFIC ROMÂNESC MODERN.
SCHIŢA UNUI CONTEXT ISTORIC ŞI CULTURAL
Author(s): Dragoș Popescu
The Princely Academies of Bucharest and Jassy and the beginning of the
Romanian modern philosophical education. An overview of the historical and
Subject(s): Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Middle Ages, Early Modern Philosophy
Published by: Editura Academiei Române
Keywords: Princely Academies of Bucharest and Jassy; Neo-Aristotelianism; Enlightenment; Teophilos Corydalis; Iosipos Moesiodax;
Summary/Abstract: The paper presents the historical and cultural context of the establishmentof the two higher education institutions in the capital cities of the Romanian Principalities(Moldavia and Wallachia), between around 1700 and 1821. In the investigated period,the political and economic dependence of Moldavia and Wallachia to the OttomanEmpire increased, but the administrative organization of the two Principalitiesimproved. At the Princely Academies of Bucharest and Jassy, the education was held inGreek (the recognized language for culture and religion in the former regions of theByzantine Empire), many teachers being Greek language speakers, while the studentswere mainly of Romanian upper class origin or Orthodox Christians from the OttomanEmpire. There are two important periods in the functioning of the Princely Academies:1. The Neo-Aristotelian Period (around 1700 – around 1770); 2. The EnlightenmentPeriod (around 1770–1821). The article analyses each period, with a special focus onthe philosophical disciplines taught in the respective time.
- Issue Year: LXIII/2016
- Issue No: 1
- Page Range: 33-52
- Page Count: 20
- Language: Romanian, Moldavian