Hana Choi & Seoyon Lee
Political and ideological philosophy that emphasizes participation in public affairs and improving contemporary life through active living
- during the 14th century, it took place in Italian city states, especially Florence.
- focused on the writings of Aristotle's republicanism, Roman statism, and political experiences of Italian communes
- revived the classic republicanism that focused on education, free speech, peace, anti-tyrannical, public affairs, and justice
- civic humanists advocated for the republican government system, education of the ancient classics, and sought higher ends for their society
- turning point away from medieval ways to liberating modernity
- viewed wealth as way to improve a person's morality and education