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This book probes attitudes towards Greek antiquity by Lutheran humanists, posited in their sixteenth century context within the framework of Protestant universal history, pedagogical concerns, and the newly made acquaintance with Byzantine texts and post-Byzantine Greeks.
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 Han van Ruler and Anthony Uhlmann. Translated by Martin Wilson
This new English edition of Arnold Geulincx’ Ethics is the first complete edition to appear in a modern language and includes notes by the great Irish writer Samuel Beckett, who indicated that Geulincx was a key influence on his works.
Edited by Angelo Mazzocco
Authored by some of the most preeminent Renaissance scholars active today, this volume’s essays give fresh and illuminating analyses of important aspects of Renaissance humanism, including its origin, connection to the papal court and medieval traditions, classical learning, religious and ...
Christopher I. Lehrich
This is the first modern study of Agrippa’s occult philosophy, revealing it to be a coherent part of his intellectual work. It analyzes the text of De occulta philosophia, explicating the sophisticated structure and argument of the work.
Aristotle's definition of the soul should be interpreted as: 'the soul is the entelechy of a natural body that serves as its instrument'. The theory of a fine-corporeal body makes it much easier to understand Aristotle's position between Plato and the Stoics . This correction puts paid to all ...
This book discusses Erasmus’ view of the medieval past and his historical consciousness in general. It attempts to show a fault line between Erasmus’ specific observations on the course of history and the basic assumptions of his Christian humanism.
This book attempts to explain the functioning of the combinatorial, semi-mechanical demonstrative techniques of Ramon Llull’s ‘Art’, how it began as an apologetic instrument, how it developed through two main stages, and how it ended trying to reformulate key aspects of medieval Aristotelian logic.
Pauline C. Westerman
This book focusses on conceptual shifts in the successive formulations of natural law theory by Aquinas, Suárez, Grotius, Pufendorf, and Finnis, and reveals the accumulation of problems, inherent in natural law and theory, which ultimately led to its demise.
Gerhard A. Ritter. Translated by Alex Skinner
This collection of letters from German refugee historians to their teacher Friedrich Meinecke sheds light on questions of emigration and German-Jewish and German-American identity. It also reflects the deep impact that emigrant historians had on American teaching and research in European ...
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