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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King\'s College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, \"without any gaps.\" The series looks at the ideas, lives and historical context of the major philosophers as well as the lesser-known figures of the tradition. www.historyofphilosophy.net

History of Philosophy Without Any Gap‪s‬ Peter Adamson

    • Philosophy
    • 4.7 • 300 Ratings

Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King\'s College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, \"without any gaps.\" The series looks at the ideas, lives and historical context of the major philosophers as well as the lesser-known figures of the tradition. www.historyofphilosophy.net

    HoP 367 - Brian Copenhaver on Renaissance Magic

    HoP 367 - Brian Copenhaver on Renaissance Magic

    Our guest Brian Copenhaver joins us to explain how Ficino and other Renaissance philosophers thought about magic.

    • 34 min
    HoP 366 - The Men Who Saw Tomorrow - Renaissance Magic and Astrology

    HoP 366 - The Men Who Saw Tomorrow - Renaissance Magic and Astrology

    Ficino, Pico, Cardano, and other Renaissance thinkers debate whether astrology and magic are legitimate sciences with a foundation in natural philosophy.

    • 23 min
    HoP 365 - Spirits in the Material World - Telesio and Campanella on Nature

    HoP 365 - Spirits in the Material World - Telesio and Campanella on Nature

    Was the natural philosophy of Bernardino Telesio and Tommaso Campanella the first modern physical theory?

    • 20 min
    HoP 364 - Guido Giglioni on Renaissance Medicine

    HoP 364 - Guido Giglioni on Renaissance Medicine

    An interview with Guido Giglioni, who speaks to us about the sources and philosophical implications of medical works of the Renaissance.

    • 27 min
    HoP 363 - Man of Discoveries - Girolamo Cardano

    HoP 363 - Man of Discoveries - Girolamo Cardano

    The polymath Girolamo Cardano explores medicine, mathematics, philosophy of mind, and the interpretation of dreams.

    • 20 min
    HoP 362 - Just What the Doctor Ordered - Renaissance Medicine

    HoP 362 - Just What the Doctor Ordered - Renaissance Medicine

    Connections between philosophy and advances in medicine, including the anatomy of Vesalius.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
300 Ratings

300 Ratings

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Brilliant

Such a great resource, inspiringly well-communicated.

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Superb

This podcast series is an astonishing piece of work. Fascinating and beautifully structured.

RichDavies ,

Remarkable resource

An absolutely superb introduction to philosophy, concise, witty and engaging. As an added bonus I bought a Buster Keaton box set and I’d be grateful to Peter for that alone…

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