Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy Products

  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • The Arguments of Aquinas

    A Philosophical View

    By J.J. MacIntosh

    The Arguments of Aquinas is intended for readers with philosophical interests, who may not be specialists in medieval philosophy. Some think that a medieval saint must be, as such, wrong, dated, and boring; others feel that a saint, any saint, must be right, relevant, and inspirational. Both groups…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Greek–Latin Philosophical Interaction

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 1

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over many decades of dedicated research. His style is crisp and lucid and his philosophical penetration and exposition of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th–14th centuries

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 2

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over decades of dedicated research. His crisp and lucid style and his philosophical penetration of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate is proud to present…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • In Defense of Moral Luck

    Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness

    By Robert J. Hartman

    The problem of moral luck is that there is a contradiction in our common sense ideas about moral responsibility. In one strand of our thinking, we believe that a person can become more blameworthy by luck. For example, two reckless drivers manage their vehicles in the same way, and one but not the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico

    By Michael J. B. Allen

    Fifteen of these essays by one of the leading authorities on Renaissance Platonism explore the complex philosophical, hermeneutical, and mythological issues addressed by the Florentine, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99). Ficino was the pre-eminent Platonist of his time and a distinguished philosopher,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Plotinus on the Appearance of Time and the World of Sense

    A Pantomime

    By Deepa Majumdar

    Plotinus (c.205-70) was a Neoplatonist philosopher, his work posthumously published by Porphyry and divided into six books, nine tractates each, called the Enneads. In this book Majumdar makes a valuable addition to the literature on his work, especially Ennead III.7(45)11-13 - in particular…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Themes in Neoplatonic and Aristotelian Logic

    Order, Negation and Abstraction

    By John N. Martin

    Were the most serious philosophers of the millennium 200 A.D. to 1200 A.D. just confused mystics? This book shows otherwise. John Martin rehabilitates Neoplatonism, founded by Plotinus and brought into Christianity by St. Augustine. The Neoplatonists devise ranking predicates like good,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Representation and Objects of Thought in Medieval Philosophy

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund

    The notions of mental representation and intentionality are central to contemporary philosophy of mind and it is usually assumed that these notions, if not originated, at least were made essential to the philosophy of mind by Descartes in the seventeenth century. The authors in this book challenge…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom

    Transcending Natural Rights

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Plotinus

    By Eyjólfur K. Emilsson

    Plotinus (AD 205–270) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly. In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’ philosophy for those coming to his…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

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