The Historiographical Concept 'System of Philosophy'

Its Origin, Nature, Influence and Legitimacy

Leo Catana

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€113,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9789004166486
E-ISBN: 
9789047433361
Publication Year: 
2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xx, 384 pp.
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ISSN: 
0920-8607
Volume: 
165

Amos Edelheit, National University of Ireland Maynooth

The focuse in this book is on different concepts and theories pertaining to moral psychology, showing the complex relations between scholastic and humanist thinkers who stand between antiquity and modernity, in the Renaissance setting.
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Volume: 
230
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266278
Expected: 
July 2014

Edited by Babette S. Hellemans, University of Groningen

Drawing on recent scholarship, with essays by a selection of international scholars, this volume throws new light on the literary persona of Peter Abelard (1079-1142), one of the most diversely gifted people of the Middle Ages. 
Series: 
Volume: 
229
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262706
Publication date: 
April 2014

Simona Cohen, Tel-Aviv University

A multifaceted picture of the dynamic concepts of time and temporality is demonstrated in medieval and Renaissance art, as adopted in speculative, ecclesiastical, socio-political, propagandist, moralistic, and poetic contexts. Questions regarding perception of time are investigated through...
Series: 
Volume: 
228/6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004267855
Publication date: 
March 2014

Edited by Anja-Silvia Goeing, Northumbria University and University of Zurich, Anthony T. Grafton, Princeton University, and Paul Michel, University of Zurich

Collectors’ Knowledge: What is Kept, What is Discarded investigates how organized knowledge was acquired, shaped, and lost. Case studies examine collections of texts and objects from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries–from libraries to royal and ducal treasures. ...
Series: 
Volume: 
227
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262140
Publication date: 
October 2013

Christopher van Ginhoven Rey, Trinity College, USA

Focusing on Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s conception of Jesuits as the instruments of a laboring God, Instruments of the Divinity explores the philosophical and theological roots of the metaphor of the instrument and its place in the social imaginary of the Jesuit order.
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Volume: 
226
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259881
Publication date: 
October 2013

K.M. Ziebart, Loyola University Maryland

In Nicolaus Cusanus on Faith and the Intellect: A Case Study in 15th-Century Fides-Ratio Controversy, K.M. Ziebart presents an account of the Cusan epistemology as a fascinating late-medieval attempt to definitively harmonize faith and reason.
Series: 
Volume: 
225
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252134
Publication date: 
November 2013

Michael Edwards, Jesus College, Cambridge

Time and the Science of the Soul in Early Modern Philosophy traces the complex and productive connections established between time and the soul from late Aristotelianism to the natural and political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes and René Descartes.
Series: 
Volume: 
224
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232327
Publication date: 
September 2013

Edited by Howell A. Lloyd, University of Hull

The transmission of ideas in ‘early-modern’ Europe has attracted wide interest in recent decades. In The Reception of Bodin seventeen scholars investigate the jurist-philosopher Jean Bodin’s significance in processes that cross-fertilised European intellectual life from the...
Series: 
Volume: 
223
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236080
Publication date: 
September 2013

Edited by Karin E. Olsen, University of Groningen and Jan R. Veenstra, Radboud University Nijmegen

Airy Nothings contains eleven contributions on the scholarly and literary representations of the Otherworld of Faerie from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment.
Series: 
Volume: 
222
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245518
Publication date: 
November 2013

Maximilian Sternberg, University of Cambridge

In Cistercian Architecture and Medieval Society Max Sternberg offers an account of the social functions of the built environment in medieval monasticism, focusing in particular on the white order of the Languedoc in the 13th century.
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Volume: 
221/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251809
Publication date: 
August 2013

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