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. NOTE: iTunes shows only the most recent 300 episodes; subscribe on iTunes or go to a different platform for the whole series.
HoP 388 - Just Add Salt - Paracelsus and Alchemy
Paracelsus adapts the tradition of alchemical science for use in medicine, and in the process overturns the scientific theories of Aristotle and Galen.
HoP 387 - Helen Hattab on Protestant Philosophy
An interview with Helen Hattab on the scope and impact of scholastic philosophy among Protestants.
HoP 386 - Perhaps Not Wrong - Cornelius Agrippa
Was Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa a dark magician, a pious skeptic, or both?
HoP 385 - I Too Can Ask Questions - Protestant Scholasticism
In a surprise twist, some Protestant thinkers embrace the methods of scholasticism, and even find something to admire in the work of Catholic authors like Aquinas.
HoP 384 - We Are Not Our Own - John Calvin
John Calvin's views on predestination and the limits of human reason.
HoP 383 - Slowly But Surely - Huldrych Zwingli
The Swiss theologian Zwingli launches the Reformation in Switzerland, but clashes with Luther and more radical Protestants.