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Edited by Andrea Moudarres, University of California and Christiana Purdy Moudarres, University of California
This volume aims to assess the longstanding debate over the role played by the Italian Renaissance in shaping the modern Western worldview.
Edited by Gabriela Signori, University of Konstanz
The history of influence of the old testamentary Maccabees is the focus of the essays collected in this book, which extend thematically and chronologically from the cult of martyrs in late antiquity to the time of the modern wars of liberation.
Edited by Martin Mulsow, University of Erfurt and the Gotha Research Center for Early Modern Studies
Drawing on new manuscript sources, this volume offers seven contributions on Hermann Samuel Reimarus, the most significant biblical critic in eighteenth-century Germany, as well as an eminent Enlightenment philosopher, a renowned classicist, and expert on Judaism.
Edited by Stephen Clucas, Peter J. Forshaw and Valery Rees
This collection of essays presents new work on the Renaissance philosopher Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) which explores aspects of Ficino’s own thought and the sources which he used, and traces his influence on the philosophy of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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 José R. Maia Neto, Gianni Paganini and John Christian Laursen
This book reassesses the role and impact of skepticism in early modern philosophy, revisiting and reinterpreting the positions of some of the main early modern philosophers in relation to this tradition and showing its relevance to others who have not previously been connected to skepticism.
Edited by Juhani Pietarinen and Valtteri Viljanen
This collection of essays discusses a central feature of European philosophy: the idea of a universal active power as the ultimate world-explanation. The development of this idea is traced from Plato onwards, as it traverses through Stoicism, Neoplatonism, medieval scholasticism, and modern ...
Dirk van Miert
Drawing on letters, orations and disputations, this book argues that during the seventeenth century, the Amsterdam Athenaeum, despite the revolutionary debates of the time, and despite the intellectual liberalism characteristic of Amsterdam, remained traditional in its teaching.
Edited by Yanick Maes, Jan Papy and Wim Verbaal
The contributions in this volume analyze different moments of intercultural negotiation within the history of Latin literature (in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modern times) and look into the dynamic process of appropriation that guarantees its continuity.
Michael J. Sauter
Making extensive use of archival and published documents from the eighteenth century, this book argues that the public sphere in eighteenth-century Prussia was a conservative realm that was deeply invested in methods of social control.
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