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Brill's European History and Culture E-Books Online, Collection 2008 is the electronic version of the book publication program of Brill in the field of European History and Culture in 2008.
Thomas M. Lennon
This historical study of Pierre-Daniel Huet’s Censura philosophiae cartesiana (1689) and the controversy surrounding it, shows that there are good answers to the perennial standard criticisms of Descartes’s philosophy: the method of doubt, the cogito, proofs of God’s existence, etc.
The tenacity of medieval animal iconography in the Renaissance, disguised under the veil of genre, narrative and allegory, is demonstrated in this book. A comprehensive introduction to sources precedes case studies illustrating traditional animal symbolism in Renaissance masterpieces.
Edited by Arjan van Dixhoorn and Susie Speakman Sutch
This volume questions the present-day assumption holding the Italian academies to be the model for the European literary and learned society, by juxtaposing them to other types of contemporary literary and learned associations in several Western European countries.
Edited by Wiep van Bunge and Hans Bots
This book contains 15 essays on the philosophy, theology and reception of Pierre Bayle, who is now generally regarded as one of the key authors of the early Enlightenment.
Edited by Julian Goodare and Alasdair A. MacDonald
This is a collection of essays on the political, cultural and religious history of Scotland in the era of the Renaissance and Reformation.
Contextualizing the emergence of history of philosophy within eighteenth-century German Enlightenment, this book discusses the philosophical nature of the historiographical concept ‘system of philosophy’ and the concept’s influence upon the methods of history of philosophy and history of ideas.
Drawing on the fifteenth century theology of Saint Joseph, classical visual sources, Ficino’s commentary on the Phaedrus and Symposium, and Dante’s rime petrose, this book interprets Michelangelo’s Tondo Doni as a model of Ephesians’ ‘great sacrament’ of marriage for the new Florentine republic.
Sean T. Perrone
Through a detailed examination of the negotiations for the ecclesiastical subsidy between the crown and the Assembly of the Clergy, this book provides a new perspective on church-state relations and politics in early modern Europe.
Christopher Dowd OP
Based on extensive archival research, this study shows how, in the age of ultramontanism, nineteenth-century Australian Catholicism was shaped by successive Roman interventions in local conflicts, sometimes ill-informed and harsh but tending towards a judicious balance of forces.
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