Search: History, 2010
Results 1 - 10 of 153
Outright Purchase Price€13,370.00 $17,920.00
Brill's European History and Culture E-Books Online, Collection 2010 is the electronic version of the book publication program of Brill in the field of European History and Culture in 2010.
Edited by Erik De Bom, Marijke Janssens, Toon Van Houdt and Jan Papy
Starting from Justus Lipsius's Monita et exempla politica (1605), this book offers a collection of essays dealing with the disputed Macchiavellian, Tacitean or Neostoic character of Lipsius's political thought, and its impact on the dynamics of political discourse in Early Modern Europe.
Edited by Jeanine De Landtsheer & Henk Nellen
Scylla and Charybdis offers a collection of studies on epistolary and scholarly responses to religious and political controversy in Early Modern Europe. Careful examination of key intellectual letter-writers yields new biographical information as well as a more balanced judgement on the ways ...
Eric Jorink (translated by Peter Mason)
The conviction that Nature was God's second revelation played a crucial role in early modern Dutch culture. This book offers a fascinating account on how Dutch intellectuals contemplated, investigated, represented and collected natural objects, and how the notion of the 'Book of Nature' was ...
This book examines the nature of Augustinian time as the unfathomable yet permanent focus of the present. What are the implications for Augustine’s confessional discourse? How to reconcile the brevity of time’s focus with eternity’s longueur and the rhetoric of digression?
Edited by Christopher S. Celenza
This book presents the first English translation of an important Renaissance Latin text: Angelo Poliziano’s Lamia, an opening oration to a 1492 course at the University of Florence that amounts to a rethinking of the mission and nature of philosophy. An edition of the Latin text is also ...
Edited by Willemien Otten, Arjo Vanderjagt & Hent de Vries
This volume contains articles on various aspects of literary imagination, with essays ranging from Petrarch to Voltaire, on the canon, with essays on western history as one of shifting cultural ideals, and on the Christian Middle Ages. The volume is a Festschrift for Burcht Pranger of the ...
These essays carefully show that classic social-contract theory was an ancien regime genre. Far more than is commonly realized, the local horizon was built into Hobbes’s and Locke’s theories and the genre drew on the absolutism of Bodin and Grotius.
Kocku von Stuckrad
Addressing discourses of perfect knowledge in Western culture between 1200 and 1800, this book integrates the study of Western esotericism in a larger analytical framework of European history of religion.
This book explores the way in which, working within the investigative tradition associated with the Royal Society, the philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) used travellers' reports to develop a form of comparative social anthropology which was to inform his major philosophical works.
Click a term to refine your current search.
- Humanities (153)
Categories: all » History
- BRILL (153)