Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • 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 – 2018-01-31 
    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 – 2017-12-21 
    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

  • Jörg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg book cover

    Jörg Breu the Elder

    Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg

    By Andrew Morrall

    This title was first published in 2002: Jörg Breu belonged to the generation of German Renaissance artists that included Dürer, Cranach, Grünewald, Altdorfer, and, in his own city of Augsburg, Hans Burgkmair the Elder. His art registered the early reception of Italian art in Germany and spanned…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Concept of Contraction in Giordano Bruno's Philosophy book cover

    The Concept of Contraction in Giordano Bruno's Philosophy

    By Leo Catana

    Through the concept of contraction, Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) endeavoured to explain the relationship of God to his Creation in a way that conformed with his pantheistic view of nature as well as his heterodox view of man’s relationship to God. The concept of contraction is twofold. In the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy: William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy book cover

    Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Remembering Boethius: Writing Aristocratic Identity in Late Medieval French and English Literatures book cover

    Remembering Boethius

    Writing Aristocratic Identity in Late Medieval French and English Literatures

    By Elizabeth Elliott

    Remembering Boethius explores the rich intersection between the reception of Boethius and the literary construction of aristocratic identity, focusing on a body of late-medieval vernacular literature that draws on the Consolation of Philosophy to represent and reimagine contemporary experiences of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Arguments of Aquinas: A Philosophical View book cover

    The Arguments of Aquinas

    A Philosophical View

    By J.J. MacIntosh

    The Arguments of Aquinas is intended for readers with philosophical interests, who may not be specialists in medieval philosophy. Some think that a medieval saint must be, as such, wrong, dated, and boring; others feel that a saint, any saint, must be right, relevant, and inspirational. Both groups…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

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