Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • John Dee's Natural Philosophy: Between Science and Religion book cover

    John Dee's Natural Philosophy

    Between Science and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Clulee

    This is the definitive study of John Dee and his intellectual career. Originally published in 1988, this interpretation is far more detailed than any that came before and is an authoritative account for anyone interested in the history, literature and scientific developments of the Renaissance, or…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

  • Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700: From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts book cover

    Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700

    From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Schuler

    Of interest to interdisciplinary historians as well as those in various other fields, this book presents the first publication of 14 poems ranging from 12 to 3,000 lines. The poems are printed in the chronological order of their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan times, but nine of them are…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

  • The Secret Tradition in Alchemy: Its Development and Records book cover

    The Secret Tradition in Alchemy

    Its Development and Records, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Edward Waite

    A complete history of alchemy revealing the subject as much more than the attempts in early science of turning base metals into gold or silver, this book goes about intimating the mystical experience underlying hermetic symbolism. It outlines some of the ‘secret’ inner meanings to alchemy -…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

  • The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge: Giordano Bruno in England book cover

    The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Gatti

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

  • Renaissance Truths: Humanism, Scholasticism and the Search for the Perfect Language book cover

    Renaissance Truths

    Humanism, Scholasticism and the Search for the Perfect Language, 1st Edition

    By Alan R. Perreiah

    Though they have long been portrayed as arch rivals, Alan Perreiah here argues that humanists and scholastics were in fact working in complementary ways toward some of the same goals. After locating the two traditions within the early modern search for the perfect language, this study re-defines…

    Hardback – 2014-04-03

  • Debates in Medieval Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses book cover

    Debates in Medieval Philosophy

    Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Hause

    Debates in Medieval Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses aims to de-mystify medieval works by offering an illuminating, engaging introduction to the problems that medieval philosophers from Augustine through Ockham wrestled with. Each of the volume’s 11 units presents a…

    Paperback – 2014-03-12
    Key Debates in the History of Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Gemistos Plethon: Platonism in Late Byzantium, between Hellenism and Orthodoxy book cover

    The Philosophy of Gemistos Plethon

    Platonism in Late Byzantium, between Hellenism and Orthodoxy, 1st Edition

    By Vojt?ch Hladký

    George Gemistos Plethon (c. 1360-1454) was a remarkable and influential thinker, active at the time of transition between the Byzantine Middle Ages and the Italian Renaissance. His works cover literary, historical, scientific, but most notably philosophical issues. Plethon is arguably the most…

    Hardback – 2014-01-09

  • Thomistic Principles and Bioethics book cover

    Thomistic Principles and Bioethics

    1st Edition

    By Jason T. Eberl

    Alongside a revival of interest in Thomism in philosophy, scholars have realised its relevance when addressing certain contemporary issues in bioethics. This book offers a rigorous interpretation of Aquinas's metaphysics and ethical thought, and highlights its significance to questions in bioethics…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics: Virtues and Gifts book cover

    The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics

    Virtues and Gifts, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pinsent

    Thomas Aquinas devoted a substantial proportion of his greatest works to the virtues. Yet, despite the availability of these texts (and centuries of commentary), Aquinas’s virtue ethics remains mysterious, leaving readers with many unanswered questions. In this book, Pinsent argues that the key…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Aquinas and Modern Law book cover

    Aquinas and Modern Law

    1st Edition

    By James Bernard Murphy

    Edited by Richard O. Brooks

    This volume collects some of the best recent writings on St. Thomas’s philosophy of law and includes a critical examination of Aquinas’s theory of the relation between law and morality, his natural law theory, as well as the modern reformulation of his approach to natural rights. The volume shows…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Philosophers and Law

  • Giordano Bruno & Hermetic Trad book cover

    Giordano Bruno & Hermetic Trad

    1st Edition

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2012-12-15

  • Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1916 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy (7 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering various facets of alchemical traditions. Some texts examine alchemy itself while some offer insight into the motives for alchemical…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

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