Publication year: 2008
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Thomas M. Lennon
This historical study of Pierre-Daniel Huet’s Censura philosophiae cartesiana (1689) and the controversy surrounding it, shows that there are good answers to the perennial standard criticisms of Descartes’s philosophy: the method of doubt, the cogito, proofs of God’s existence, etc.
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 Arjan van Dixhoorn and Susie Speakman Sutch
This volume questions the present-day assumption holding the Italian academies to be the model for the European literary and learned society, by juxtaposing them to other types of contemporary literary and learned associations in several Western European countries.
Edited by Wiep van Bunge and Hans Bots
This book contains 15 essays on the philosophy, theology and reception of Pierre Bayle, who is now generally regarded as one of the key authors of the early Enlightenment.
Contextualizing the emergence of history of philosophy within eighteenth-century German Enlightenment, this book discusses the philosophical nature of the historiographical concept ‘system of philosophy’ and the concept’s influence upon the methods of history of philosophy and history of ideas.
Drawing on the fifteenth century theology of Saint Joseph, classical visual sources, Ficino’s commentary on the Phaedrus and Symposium, and Dante’s rime petrose, this book interprets Michelangelo’s Tondo Doni as a model of Ephesians’ ‘great sacrament’ of marriage for the new Florentine republic.
Herausgegeben und bearbeitet von Berndt Hamm, Reinhold Friedrich und Wolfgang Simon in Zusammenarbeit mit Matthieu Arnold
Edited by Abigail Firey
Using hitherto unconsidered source materials from late antiquity to the early modern period, this volume charts new views about the role of penance in shaping western attitudes and practices for resolving social, political, and spiritual tensions, as penitents and confessors negotiated rituals ...
Edited by Roy Hammerling
Ancient prayers exist in a rich variety of often unexamined forms, and so they require a comprehensive study. This volume includes diverse scholars, who reveal the wondrous breadth of prayerful religious traditions from the first to the fifteenth centuries.
Edited by Charles Fantazzi
The Companion contains chapters on Vives's life and writings, including his works on the education of women, relief of the poor, political treatises, works on rhetoric and dialectic, defense of the Christian religion, and later influence.
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