Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy book cover

    Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Plotinus and al-Kindi book cover

    Studies on Plotinus and al-Kindi

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    This book collects 15 papers on the greatest philosopher of late antiquity and founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (d.270), and the founding figure of philosophy in the Islamic world: al-KindÄ« (d. ca. 873). A number of the contributions focus on the text that joins the two: the so-called Theology of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Orientations of Avicenna's Philosophy: Essays on his Life, Method, Heritage book cover

    Orientations of Avicenna's Philosophy

    Essays on his Life, Method, Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Dimitri Gutas

    The volume brings together seventeen studies on Avicenna by Dimitri Gutas, written over the past twenty-five years. They aim to establish Avicenna’s historical and philosophical context as a means to determining his philosophical project and the orientations of his thought. They deal with his life…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe: Theories and Approaches book cover

    Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe

    Theories and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Paola Zambelli

    Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe brings together ten of Paola Zambelli's papers on the subject, four of which are published in English for the first time. The papers in Part I of this volume deal with theories: the ideas of astrology and magic…

    Hardback – 2012-08-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages: The Translators and their Intellectual and Social Context book cover

    Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages

    The Translators and their Intellectual and Social Context, 1st Edition

    By Charles Burnett

    This collection of Charles Burnett's articles on the transmission of Arabic learning to Europe concentrates on the identity of the Latin translators and the context in which they were working. The articles are arranged in roughly chronological order, beginning with the earliest known translations…

    Hardback – 2009-10-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Classical Islamic Theology: The Ash`arites: Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. III book cover

    Classical Islamic Theology: The Ash`arites

    Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. III, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Frank, edited by Dimitri Gutas

    This is the third of three volumes reprinting the collected papers on Islamic subjects by Richard M. Frank, Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of America, and completes the set. The present volume on the Ash`arites and the classical Ash`arite tradition brings together articles written in…

    Hardback – 2008-08-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Early Islamic Theology: The Mu`tazilites and al-Ash`ari: Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. II book cover

    Early Islamic Theology: The Mu`tazilites and al-Ash`ari

    Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Frank, edited by Dimitri Gutas

    This is the second of three volumes reprinting the collected papers on Islamic subjects by Richard M. Frank, Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of America. It brings together Franks's articles on early kalam, the Mu`tazilites, and the development of the thought of al-Ash`ari. The studies…

    Hardback – 2007-02-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Masters of Learned Ignorance: Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus book cover

    Masters of Learned Ignorance: Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus

    1st Edition

    By Donald F. Duclow

    The medieval Christian West's most radical practitioners of a Neoplatonic, negative theology with a mystical focus are John Scottus Eriugena, Meister Eckhart and Nicholas Cusanus. All three mastered what Cusanus described as docta ignorantia: reflecting on their awareness that they could know…

    Hardback – 2006-10-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Reorientations of Western Thought from Antiquity to the Renaissance book cover

    Reorientations of Western Thought from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By F. Edward Cranz, Nancy Struever

    The previous Variorum collection of studies by the late F. Edward Cranz focused specifically on Nicholas of Cusa. The present selection has an equally clear focus, but a far broader scope: it brings together materials on his major thesis, of a fundamental reorientation of the categories of thought…

    Hardback – 2006-06-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

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    The Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Black

    Contemporaries in Europe from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century saw the Renaissance as a crucial time of change, and ever since then most historians have agreed that this period marked a decisive watershed in the transition from the medieval to the modern world. The nature of this…

    Hardback – 2006-06-21
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    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Studies in Scholasticism book cover

    Studies in Scholasticism

    1st Edition

    By Marcia L. Colish

    Spanning thirty years, the papers brought together in this volume reflect three of Professor Colish's interests as a historian of medieval scholastic thought. The first group of studies represent investigations that flowed into, and out of, the research on Peter Lombard (d. 1161) and his…

    Hardback – 2006-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Ibn Sina and his Influence on the Arabic and Latin World book cover

    Ibn Sina and his Influence on the Arabic and Latin World

    1st Edition

    By Jules Janssens

    This volume focuses on Ibn Sina - the Avicenna of the Latin West - and the enormous impact of his philosophy in both the Islamic and Christian worlds. Jules Janssens opens with a new introductory article, surveying the position of work in the field. The next studies look at Ibn Sina's work and…

    Hardback – 2006-03-23
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    Variorum Collected Studies

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