Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico book cover

    Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico

    By Michael J. B. Allen

    Fifteen of these essays by one of the leading authorities on Renaissance Platonism explore the complex philosophical, hermeneutical, and mythological issues addressed by the Florentine, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99). Ficino was the pre-eminent Platonist of his time and a distinguished philosopher,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Scientific Work of René Descartes: 1596-1650 book cover

    The Scientific Work of René Descartes

    1596-1650

    By J. F. Scott

    When originally published in 1952, this book filled a gap in the history of philosophy and science and remains an important work today, because it puts the main mathematical and physical discoveries of Descartes in an accessible form, for the benefit of English readers. Descartes is acknowledged to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • An Essay on the Metaphysics of Descartes book cover

    An Essay on the Metaphysics of Descartes

    By Marthinus Versfeld

    Originally published in 1940, this book provides a thorough discussion of René Descartes philosophy of metaphysics, examining the three major points of the mind and body, freedom of the will and religion and science. Specific chapters are devoted to the Cartesian theory and the Meditations, in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • Descartes and the Autonomy of the Human Understanding book cover

    Descartes and the Autonomy of the Human Understanding

    By John Carriero

    This volume, originally published in 1990, delineates the transition Descartes effects from a prevalent medieval conception of understanding to a modern conception of it. Through the examination of the continuities and discontinuities between Descartes’ account of the understanding and that of high…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • The Philosophy of Descartes book cover

    The Philosophy of Descartes

    By A. Boyce Gibson

    Maintaining that it is impossible to understand the work of a philosopher without understanding the previous history of thought and the contemporaneous developments, this book, originally published in 1932, is an in-depth study of Descartes’ philosophy with a strong emphasis on the historical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • Easels of Utopia: Art's Fact Returned book cover

    Easels of Utopia

    Art's Fact Returned

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1998, Easels of Utopia presents a discussion of art's duration and contingency within the avant garde's aesthetic parameters, which throughout this century have constructed, influenced, and informed our definitions of modernity. In this context the book reads Umberto…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy

    Edited by Richard C. Taylor, Luis Xavier López-Farjeat

    This valuable reference work synthesizes and elucidates traditional themes and issues in Islamic philosophy as well as prominent topics emerging from the last twenty years of scholarship. Written for a wide readership of students and scholars, The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy is unique…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Substance and the Fundamentality of the Familiar: A Neo-Aristotelian Mereology book cover

    Substance and the Fundamentality of the Familiar

    A Neo-Aristotelian Mereology

    By Ross D. Inman

    Substance and the Fundamentality of the Familiar explicates and defends a novel neo-Aristotelian account of the structure of material objects. While there have been numerous treatments of properties, laws, causation, and modality in the neo-Aristotelian metaphysics literature, this book is one of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • What Makes a Philosopher Great?: Thirteen Arguments for Twelve Philosophers book cover

    What Makes a Philosopher Great?

    Thirteen Arguments for Twelve Philosophers

    Edited by Stephen Hetherington

    This book is inspired by a single powerful question. What is it to be great as a philosopher? No single grand answer is presumed to be possible; instead, rewardingly close studies of philosophical greatness are developed. This is a scholarly yet accessible volume, blending metaphilosophy with the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God book cover

    Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas is one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy and philosophical theology. Relying on a deep understanding of Aristotle, Aquinas developed a metaphysical framework that is comprehensive, detailed, and flexible. Within that framework, he formulated a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Agonistes: Essays in Honour of Denis O'Brien book cover

    Agonistes

    Essays in Honour of Denis O'Brien

    By Monique Dixsaut

    Edited by John Dillon

    Agonistes comprises a collection of essays presented by his friends and colleagues to Denis O'Brien, former Directeur de recherché at the Centre Nationale de Recherché Scientifique, representing the full range of his scholarly interests in the field of ancient philosophy, from the Presocratics,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Studies in Plato and the Platonic Tradition: Essays Presented to John Whittaker book cover

    Studies in Plato and the Platonic Tradition

    Essays Presented to John Whittaker

    Edited by Mark Joyal

    This book, which honours the career of a distinguished scholar, contains essays dealing with important problems in Plato, the Platonic tradition, and the texts and transmission of Plato and later Platonic writers. It ranges from the discussion of issues in individual Platonic dialogues to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

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