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Genealogies of Modernit‪y‬ Ena Gojak and Owen Joyce-Coughlan

    • Philosophy

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    Chris Nygren – Giorgio Vasari and Genealogies in Art History

    Chris Nygren – Giorgio Vasari and Genealogies in Art History

    This week’s episode is based on Chris Nygren’s session at the summer school in 2018, and a follow-up interview we conducted with him afterwards. Chris is an assistant professor of Art History at the University of Pittsburgh. He discusses the genealogy of art written by Giorgio Vasari in 16th century Florence, and the ways that it is taken to be normative in what constitutes ‘modernity’ in art even into the 21st century.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Eileen Reeves - Galileo and Early Modern Science

    Eileen Reeves - Galileo and Early Modern Science

    This week’s episode is based on Eileen Reeves’ session at the summer school in 2018, and a follow-up interview we conducted with her afterwards. Eileen is a professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University. She speaks to us about the new ground that natural philosophy was broaching in the 17th century, with an emphasis on Galileo, and questions the usefulness of the monolithic concept of ‘The Scientific Revolution’ in telling that story.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Karen Detlefsen - Women in Early Modern Philosophy

    Karen Detlefsen - Women in Early Modern Philosophy

    This week’s episode is based on an interview we conducted with Karen Detlefsen, professor of Early Modern Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. Karen takes us through the so-called ‘standard narrative’ of early modern philosophy and illustrates how it serves to exclude very many important thinkers from the 17th and 18th centuries.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Interview with Ryan McDermott

    Interview with Ryan McDermott

    Introduction to the concept and methodology of genealogy in the humanities. Modernity, Genealogy, Foucault, Nietzsche, Alasdair Macintyre, Philosophy, Theology, History, Bible, Manuscript Studies, Tradition, Critique

    • 1 hr 5 min

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