Search: History - General, BRILL
Results 1 - 10 of 70
Edited by Zweder von Martels and Arjo Vanderjagt
This book contains eleven essays on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464), humanist, author, courtier, inveterate traveller, conciliarist and then papalist, priest, bishop and finally pope under the name Pius II (1458-1464), urban architect of Pienza, grand patron of the arts, and would-be ...
Edited by Thomas M. Lennon
A dozen papers by internationally known scholars explore questions largely unthinkable without Richard Watson’s classic Downfall of Cartesianism: Descartes in Holland, Descartes and Simon Foucher, and issues raised by Descartes for philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, translation and ...
Edited by Stephen Gersh and Bert Roest
This collection of essays explores in an innovative way the humanist aspects of medieval and post-medieval intellectual life and their multifarious appropriation during the early modern and modern period.
Edited by John Christian Laursen and Johan van der Zande
This volume contains English translations of Elie Luzac's Essay on Freedom of Expression (1749) and Carl Friedrich Bahrdt's On Freedom of the Press and its Limits (1787). These texts demonstrate that the intellectual resources for defending modern intellectual freedom were not a monopoly of ...
This intellectual history study establishes Ballanche as an important figure in the intellectual life of early nineteenth-century France, and demonstrates how his religio-social project effected a critical step in the historical-mindedness of the Romantic period.
This book presents a synthetic view of the intellectual variants of negative theology at the dawn of modern times. It attempts to grasp the diversity of ideas in ontology, epistemology and semeiotics which evolved through readings of pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite.
Edited by Peter Binkley
This proceedings volume contains contributions from many areas of literature, history and philosophy and comprises five extended essays on the problems and opportunities facing researchers into encyclopaedic texts, and 21 research papers on specific topics.
With reference to relevant sources in the major European languages, classical and modern, this study examines the rise of modern 'practical criticism' as part of a new paradigm of cultural processing during the 16th and 17th centuries, especially in Italy, France, the Dutch Republic and Germany.
Friedrich Lenger, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
In European Cities in the Modern Era, 1850-1914 Friedrich Lenger offers the first truely European account of Europe’s major cities in a period crucial for the development of much of their present shape and infrastructure.
This book examines the way Bernard of Clairvaux, in his writings, shapes the monastic existence as a subtle blend of biblical and liturgical texts and scenes on the one hand and uncontrollable events and emotions on the other.
Click a term to refine your current search.
Categories: all » History - General
- Humanities (70)
- History (70)