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This study of Gassendi's philosophy and science puts forth the view that his atomism follows from his empiricism: as an outgrowth of our best theory of knowledge and sound scientific method, we get evidence that warrents the micorphysical theory.
Edited by István P. Bejczy and Richard G. Newhauser
This volume contains fifteen contributions on diverse aspects of twelfth-century moral thought, including monastic morality, (proto-)scholastic virtue ethics, the conception of virtue in various socio-political contexts and ethical traditions in Islamic and Jewish philosophy.
Edited by Michael Frassetto
The essays in this book provide new insights into the history of heresy and the formation of the persecuting society in the Middle Ages and explores the shifting understanding of orthodoxy and heterodoxy in medieval and modern times.
This book deals with the history of the problem whether or not time can fully exist without the mind. This has been a vital issue in the philosophy of time, with intriguing arguments and solutions, from Aristotle to the present.
This volume provides the first full study of Sambucus’ influential Neo-Latin emblem book. By analysing individual emblems and the historical contexts in which they were shaped, a new picture emerges of the use of the emblem for Renaissance humanists.
Diane J. Reilly
Using the political and theological writings of the eleventh-century churchmen Gerard of Cambrai and Richard of Saint-Vanne, this study argues that the Flemish Saint-Vaast Bible's illuminations defended the continued hegemony of the then embattled offices of King and Bishop.
This book presents a study of twelfth-century humanism seen as an all-embracing discourse in which the human and the divine interact on equal terms. The book focuses on a number of twelfth-century intellectuals, especially Thierry of Chartres, Peter Abelard, William of Conches, Bernard ...
R. Ward Holder
This book presents a new model for analyzing Calvin’s biblical interpretation, rescuing him from the quagmire of anachronistic interpretations. Concentrating upon Calvin’s description of biblical interpretation, the book suggests new insights for hermeneutics, exegesis in the Reformations, and ...
Deborah L. Goodwin
This engaging, meticulously documented examination of Herbert of Bosham’s twelfth-century psalms commentary, which used Hebrew sources, locates the commentary’s author at the nexus of contemporary intellectual and social movements and presents a nuanced, integrated perspective on medieval ...
Edited by Inigo Bocken
This book offers historical, philosophical and theological studies on the meaning of conflicts in life and thinking of Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464) and deals with his attempts to develop a model for peace and tolerance.
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