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Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600 books

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Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity by Antonia (Departmental Lecturer in Medieval History, St. John's College, University of Oxford) Fitzpatrick Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity
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Thomas Aquinas asked the essential philosophical question which continues to resound to the modern day: what constitutes a human being? This volume looks at Aquinas's views on bodily and spiritual identity through a lens of theological concerns, pagan and Arabic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Nietzsche and Montaigne by Robert Miner Nietzsche and Montaigne

This book is a historically informed and textually grounded study of the connections between Montaigne, the inventor of the essay, and Nietzsche, who thought of himself as an attempter. In conversation with the Essais, Nietzsche developed key themes of his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5 Ennead III, Part 2, and Ennead Iv by Marsilio Ficino Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5 Ennead III, Part 2, and Ennead Iv

Marsilio Ficino (1433 1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. The I Tatti edition of his commentary on Plotinus, in 6 volumes, contains the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Prince (Wisehouse Classics Edition) by Nicolo Machiavelli Prince (Wisehouse Classics Edition)


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Humanism in a Non-Humanist World by Monica R. Miller Humanism in a Non-Humanist World

This volume offers both a pragmatic and scholarly account of these terms and worldviews allowing for multiple points of analytical and practical points of entry into the unfolding dialogue between humanism and the non-humanist world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 5 by Robert (Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder) Pasnau Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 5
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Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best new scholarly work on philosophy from the end of antiquity into the Renaissance. OSMP combines historical scholarship with philosophical acuteness, and will be an essential resource for anyone working in the area.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 5 by Robert (Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder) Pasnau Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 5
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Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best new scholarly work on philosophy from the end of antiquity into the Renaissance. OSMP combines historical scholarship with philosophical acuteness, and will be an essential resource for anyone working in the area.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Robert Grosseteste On Free Decision by Neil (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, Washington DC) Lewis Robert Grosseteste On Free Decision
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This book contains new critical editions of the Latin texts of Robert Grosseteste's 13th century treatise on free will, De libero arbitrio, with complete English translations. Included is a substantial study of the texts, their place in Grosseteste's body of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

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Regards sur les traditions philosophiques (12e-16e siecles) by Dragos Calma Regards sur les traditions philosophiques (12e-16e siecles)


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Letters of Marsilio Ficino by Arthur Farndell The Letters of Marsilio Ficino

MARSILIO FICINO of Florence (1433-99) was one of the most influential thinkers of the Renaissance. He put before society a new ideal of human nature, emphasising its divine potential. As teacher and guide to a remarkable circle of men, he...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Routledge Companion to Medieval Philosophy by JT Paasch The Routledge Companion to Medieval Philosophy


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Roger Bacon A Compendium of the Study of Philosophy by Robert J. (Professor of Philosophy, University of Louisville, Kentucky) Bennett Roger Bacon A Compendium of the Study of Philosophy
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This new edition of Bacon's Compendium of the Study of Philosophy, with facing English translation, enables today's readers to engage with Bacon's philosophy. It provides a window on academic life in Oxford and Paris of the 1270s at an important...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century by Sarah Hutton British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century

Sarah Hutton presents a rich historical study of one of the most fertile periods in philosophy. It was in the seventeenth century that Britain first produced philosophers of international stature. Bacon, Hobbes, and Locke, and many other thinkers are shown...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Van Dyke: Medieval Philosophy by Christina Van Dyke Van Dyke: Medieval Philosophy


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

John Duns Scotus Introduction to His Fundamental Positions by Etienne Gilson John Duns Scotus Introduction to His Fundamental Positions

Etienne Gilson's Jean Duns Scot: Introduction a ses positions fondamentales is widely understood to be one of the most important works on John Duns Scotus' texts, which are famous for their complexity. This volume is the first translation into English,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

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The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophy by Garrett Thomson The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophy

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Philo's Heirs Moses Maimonides and Thomas Aquinas by Luis Cortest Philo's Heirs Moses Maimonides and Thomas Aquinas

In his monumental study of Philo of Alexandria (1947), Harry A. Wolfson argued that the philosophical method developed by Philo, in which Greek philosophy and Scripture are combined, served as the model for Christian, Jewish and Islamic thinkers until the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Aquinas on the Metaphysics of the Hypostatic Union by Michael (Catholic University of America, Washington DC) Gorman Aquinas on the Metaphysics of the Hypostatic Union
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This book is an insightful exploration of Aquinas's views on how Christ could be both divine and human but still only be one person.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Thomas Aquinas A Historical and Philosophical Profile by Pasquale Porro Thomas Aquinas A Historical and Philosophical Profile

Reflecting the highest standards of philological and textual scholarship accompanied by judicious philosophic analysis, Pasquale Porro explores the philosophical issues in each of Thomas Aquinas' writings, which he interprets within the parameters of the temporal circumstances and institutional imperatives of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Philosophy of Piers Plowman The Ethics and Epistemology of Love in Late Medieval Thought by David Strong The Philosophy of Piers Plowman The Ethics and Epistemology of Love in Late Medieval Thought

This book examines William Langland's late medieval poem, The Vision of Piers Plowman, in light of contemporary intellectual thought. David Strong argues that where the philosophers John Duns Scotus and William of Ockham revolutionize the view of human potential through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

The Arguments of Aquinas A Philosophical View by J. J. MacIntosh The Arguments of Aquinas A Philosophical View

Thomas Aquinas was not just a theologian but one of the world's most significant philosophers. MacIntosh provides a thorough analysis of the key themes in Aquinas's writings from a specifically philosophical perspective. Topics covered demonstrate the range of his ideas...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2017

Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th-14th Centuries Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen by Sten Ebbesen Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th-14th Centuries Collected Essays of 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....
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017

Posthumous Life Theorizing Beyond the Posthuman by Jami Weinstein Posthumous Life Theorizing Beyond the Posthuman

Posthumous Life launches critical life studies: a mode of inquiry that neither endorses nor dismisses a wave of recent turns toward life, matter, vitality, inhumanity, animality, and the real. Questioning the nature and limits of life in the natural sciences,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2017

Posthumous Life Theorizing Beyond the Posthuman by Jami Weinstein Posthumous Life Theorizing Beyond the Posthuman

Posthumous Life launches critical life studies: a mode of inquiry that neither endorses nor dismisses a wave of recent turns toward life, matter, vitality, inhumanity, animality, and the real. Questioning the nature and limits of life in the natural sciences,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2017

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