Publication year: 2006
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Mette Birkedal Bruun
This study is concerned with the topographical layout of Bernard of Clairvaux’s Parables. It examines his treatment of such locations as Paradise, Egypt, and the bridegroom's chamber, and his reformulation of central monastic issues as navigations within spiritual landscapes.
Charles M. Radding and Antonio Ciaralli
This book traces the history of Justinian’s Institutes, Code, and Digest from late antiquity to the juristic revival of the late eleventh century. It includes extensive discussion of manuscripts and other evidence, and plates of many important manuscripts that have never before been reproduced.
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 D'Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton and Jan R. Veenstra
This book is a collection of eight essays on the ideology of Burgundy, dealing with the body of ideas, images, institutions and narrative fictions produced for the Valois dukes of Burgundy to create and maintain their incipient domanial state (1364-1560s).
Edited by Wim Verbaal, Yanick Maes and Jan Papy
This volume unites, for the first time, contributions from the three fields of Latin literature: Classical, Medieval and Neo-Latin, reflecting on its continuity. It’s particular interest for the studies of European literary history lies in the interactions between Latin and the national literatures.
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 ...
Anne Ashley Davenport, Boston College
This volume reexamines Descartes’s Meditations to argue that his fundamental discovery is not the epistemological subject, but rather the underlying free agent without whom no epistemological subject is possible. Special attention is paid to the historical context of Descartes’s theory of action.
Edited by Vesa Hirvonen, Toivo J. Holopainen and Miira Tuominen
This volume offers a wide-ranging and profound collection of essays on philosophical psychology and conceptions of modality from antiquity to the present day, with some essays on the philosophy of religion as well.
From this detailed intellectual biography, which is at the same time a critical and contextual study, Charles Kingsley emerges as one of England’s leading nineteenth-century voices as poet, novelist, social reformer, churchman and historian.
Martine Julia van Ittersum
An in-depth study of Hugo Grotius' involvement with the Dutch East India Company or VOC, this monograph uncovers the ideological origins of the First Dutch Empire, particularly the implications of Grotius’ rights theories for European merchants and their indigenous trading partners.
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