Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • Rights, Laws and Infallibility in Medieval Thought book cover

    Rights, Laws and Infallibility in Medieval Thought

    1st Edition

    By Brian Tierney

    The papers collected in this volume fall into three main groups. Those in the first group are concerned with the origin and early development of the idea of natural rights. The author argues here that the idea first grew into existence in the writings of the 12th-century canonists. The articles in…

    Hardback – 1997-07-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medieval Aristotelianism and its Limits: Classical Traditions in Moral and Political Philosophy, 12th–15th Centuries book cover

    Medieval Aristotelianism and its Limits

    Classical Traditions in Moral and Political Philosophy, 12th–15th Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Cary J. Nederman

    This volume deals with the development of moral and political philosophy in the medieval West. Professor Nederman is concerned to trace the continuing influence of classical ideas, but emphasises that the very diversity and diffuseness of medieval thought shows that there is no single scheme that…

    Hardback – 1997-03-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Magic and Divination in the Middle Ages: Texts and Techniques in the Islamic and Christian Worlds book cover

    Magic and Divination in the Middle Ages

    Texts and Techniques in the Islamic and Christian Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Charles Burnett

    After discussing the terminology of talismanic magic (or necromancy) and its position in divisions of science in the Middle Ages, this book traces the history of talismanic texts from the Classical period through the Arabic world to the Latin Middle Ages. The principal authorities are Hermes and…

    Hardback – 1996-12-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Mathematics and the Medieval Ancestry of Physics book cover

    Mathematics and the Medieval Ancestry of Physics

    1st Edition

    By George Molland

    The central theme of this volume lies in the medieval consciousness of mathematics, and the variety of strategies adopted to apply it in other areas, notably natural philosophy. In diachromic terms, Dr Molland considers ways in which ancient mathematics (particularly geometry) was assimilated in…

    Hardback – 1995-04-13
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Plato’s Third Eye: Studies in Marsilio Ficino’s Metaphysics and its Sources book cover

    Plato’s Third Eye

    Studies in Marsilio Ficino’s Metaphysics and its Sources, 1st Edition

    By Michael J.B. Allen

    Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was one of the luminaries of the Florentine Renaissance and the scholar responsible for the revival of Platonism. The translator and interpreter of the works of both Plato and Plotinus as well as of various Hermetic and Neoplatonic texts, Ficino was also a musician,…

    Hardback – 1995-04-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Language and Learning in Renaissance Italy: Selected Articles book cover

    Language and Learning in Renaissance Italy

    Selected Articles, 1st Edition

    By John Monfasani

    Language was the Italian humanists’ stock-in-trade, rhetoric their core discipline. In this volume Professor Monfasani collects together his most important articles on these subjects. One group of these, including two review essays, focuses specifically on the humanist Lorenzo Valla and on his…

    Hardback – 1994-11-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Aquinas on Mind book cover

    Aquinas on Mind

    1st Edition

    By Sir Anthony Kenny, Anthony Kenny

    This book shows how the mature writings of Thomas Aquinas though written in the thirteenth century have much to offer the human mind and the relationship between intellect and will, body and soul.…

    Paperback – 1994-09-01
    Routledge
    Topics in Medieval Philosophy

  • Robert Grosseteste, Exegete and Philosopher book cover

    Robert Grosseteste, Exegete and Philosopher

    1st Edition

    By James McEvoy

    Robert Grosseteste was one of the most eminent and universal scholars of his time. At his death, in 1253, as Bishop of Lincoln, he left behind him a literary heritage, which contemporary scholarship is still trying to come fully to terms with. This volume offers a series of studies concerning…

    Hardback – 1994-06-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Optics, Astronomy and Logic: Studies in Arabic Science and Philosophy book cover

    Optics, Astronomy and Logic

    Studies in Arabic Science and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By A.I. Sabra

    Running through the articles in this volume is the theme of the appropriation and subsequent naturalization of Greek science by scholars in the world of medieval Islam. The opening paper presents the historiography of this process, and the focus is then placed on Ibn al-Haytham, one of the most…

    Hardback – 1994-04-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • ‘Artes’ and Bible in the Medieval West book cover

    ‘Artes’ and Bible in the Medieval West

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Gibson

    The articles in this volume fall into two main groups, the one dealing with secular learning and especially grammar and logic, the other with biblical scholarship, while the final articles look at the work of particular scholars. Margaret Gibson, however, would see them all as closely interrelated…

    Hardback – 1993-04-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Later Medieval Philosophy book cover

    Later Medieval Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By John Marenbon

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1991-12-12
    Routledge

  • Galileo, the Jesuits, and the Medieval Aristotle book cover

    Galileo, the Jesuits, and the Medieval Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By William A. Wallace

    The conventional opposition of scholastic Aristotelianism and humanistic science has been increasingly questioned in recent years, and in these articles William Wallace aims to demonstrate that a progressive Aristotelianism in fact provided the foundation for Galileo's scientific discoveries. The…

    Hardback – 1991-10-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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