Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

  • 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
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Misconceptions About the Middle Ages book cover

    Misconceptions About the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Harris, Bryon L. Grigsby

    Interest in the middle ages is at an all time high at the moment, thanks in part to "The Da Vinci Code." Never has there been a moment more propitious for a study of our misconceptions of the Middle Ages than now. Ranging across religion, art, and science, Misconceptions about the Middle Ages…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • The Naqshbandiyya: Orthodoxy and Activism in a Worldwide Sufi Tradition book cover

    The Naqshbandiyya

    Orthodoxy and Activism in a Worldwide Sufi Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Itzchak Weismann

    The Naqshbandiyya is one of the most widespread and influential Sufi orders in the Muslim world. Having its origins in the Great Masters tradition of Central Asia almost a millennium ago, it played a significant role in the pre-modern history of the Indian subcontinent and the Ottoman Empire, and…

    Paperback – 2009-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Landscape and Philosophy in the Art of Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568–1625) book cover

    Landscape and Philosophy in the Art of Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568–1625)

    1st Edition

    By Leopoldine Prosperetti

    In this first comprehensive full length study in English on the art of Jan Brueghel the Elder, Leopoldine Prosperetti illuminates how the work of this painter relates to a philosophical culture prevailing in the Antwerp of his time. She shows that no matter what scenery, figures or objects stock…

    Hardback – 2009-01-28
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Francis Bacon: From Magic to Science book cover

    Francis Bacon: From Magic to Science

    1st Edition

    By Paolo Rossi

    Originally published in 1968. This volume discusses Francis Bacon’s thought and work in the context of the European cultural environment that influenced Bacon’s philosophy and was in turn influenced by it. It examines the influence of magical and alchemical traditions on Bacon and his opposition to…

    Hardback – 2008-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

  • Volume 4: Kierkegaard and the Patristic and Medieval Traditions book cover

    Volume 4: Kierkegaard and the Patristic and Medieval Traditions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Stewart

    This volume features articles which employ source-work research to trace Kierkegaard's understanding and use of authors from the Patristic and Medieval traditions. It covers an extraordinarily long period of time from Cyprian and Tertullian in the second century to Thomas à Kempis in the fifteenth…

    Hardback – 2008-06-18
    Routledge
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

  • Plato and Modern Law book cover

    Plato and Modern Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard O. Brooks

    This audacious collection of modern writings on Plato and the Law argues that Plato's work offers insights for resolving modern jurisprudential problems. Plato's dialogues, in this modern interpretation, reveal that knowledge of the functions of law, based upon intelligible principles, can be…

    Hardback – 2007-08-28
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophy book cover

    The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Garrett Thomson, Daniel Kolak

    With selections of philosophers from Plotinus to Bruno, this new anthology provides significant learning support and historical context for the readings along with a wide variety of pedagogical assists. Featuring biographical headnotes, reading introductions, study questions, as well as special “…

    Paperback – 2007-06-14
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medieval Philosophy: An Historical and Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Medieval Philosophy

    An Historical and Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By John Marenbon

    This new introduction replaces Marenbon's best-selling editions Early Medieval Philosophy (1983) and Later Medieval Philosophy (1987) to present a single authoritative and comprehensive study of the period. It gives a lucid and engaging account of the history of philosophy in the Middle Ages,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-28
    Routledge

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