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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

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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

    HoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance

    HoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance

    An interview with Denis Robichaud on how, and why, Plato was read in the Italian Renaissance.

    • 30 min
    HoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love

    HoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love

    Ficino describes a “Platonic” love purified of sexuality, prompting a debate carried on by Pico della Mirandola, Pietro Bembo, and Tullia d’Aragona.

    • 31 min
    HoP 340 - Footnotes to Plato - Marsilio Ficino

    HoP 340 - Footnotes to Plato - Marsilio Ficino

    Marsilio Ficino’s revival of Platonism, with a focus on his proofs for the soul’s immortality in his magnum opus, the Platonic Theology.

    • 24 min
    HoP 339 - I’d Like to Thank the Academy - Florentine Platonism

    HoP 339 - I’d Like to Thank the Academy - Florentine Platonism

    The blossoming of Renaissance Platonism under the Medici, who supported the scholarship of Poliziano, Ficino, and Pico della Mirandola.

    • 21 min
    HoP 338 - All About Eve - the Defense of Women

    HoP 338 - All About Eve - the Defense of Women

    Refutation of misogyny in Moderate Fonte and Lucrezia Marinella.

    • 20 min
    HoP 337 - More Rare Than the Phoenix - Italian Women Humanists

    HoP 337 - More Rare Than the Phoenix - Italian Women Humanists

    Cassandra Fedele, Isotta Nogarola, and Laura Cereta seek fame and glory through eloquence and learning.

    • 20 min

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