Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Aristotelian Tradition in Syriac book cover

    The Aristotelian Tradition in Syriac

    1st Edition

    By John W. Watt

    This volume presents a panorama of Syriac engagement with Aristotelian philosophy primarily situated in the 6th to the 9th centuries, but also ranging to the 13th. It offers a wide range of articles, opening with surveys on the most important philosophical writers of the period before providing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 book cover

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juanita Feros Ruys, Michael W. Champion, Kirk Essary

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 advances current interdisciplinary research in the history of emotions through in-depth studies of the European language of emotion from late antiquity to the modern period. Focusing specifically on the premodern cognates of ‘affect’ or ‘affection’…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

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

    Jörg Breu the Elder

    Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Self-Transcendence and Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology book cover

    Self-Transcendence and Virtue

    Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer A. Frey, Candace Vogler

    Recent research in the humanities and social sciences suggests that individuals who understand themselves as belonging to something greater than the self—a family, community, or religious or spiritual group—often feel happier, have a deeper sense of purpose or meaning in their lives, and have…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom: Transcending Natural Rights book cover

    Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom

    Transcending Natural Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Seth Geddert

    Human rights are thought to guarantee pluralism by protecting individual liberty from imposed religious conceptions of virtue. Yet critics often argue that this secular focus on merely avoiding violations can also enable unfettered individualism and undermine appeals to the common good. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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

    The Scientific Work of René Descartes

    1596-1650, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

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

    Easels of Utopia

    Art's Fact Returned, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Essay on the Metaphysics of Descartes book cover

    An Essay on the Metaphysics of Descartes

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • Descartes and the Autonomy of the Human Understanding book cover

    Descartes and the Autonomy of the Human Understanding

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

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