453 episodes

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.

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. NOTE: iTunes shows only the most recent 300 episodes; subscribe on iTunes or go to a different platform for the whole series.

    HoP 446 - Not Doubting Thomas - the Aquinas Revival

    HoP 446 - Not Doubting Thomas - the Aquinas Revival

    Cajetan, Bañez and other thinkers make Aquinas a central figure of Counter-Reformation thought; we focus on their theories about analogy and the soul.

    • 25 min
    HoP 445 - Band of Brothers - the Jesuits

    HoP 445 - Band of Brothers - the Jesuits

    Ignatius of Loyola’s movement begins modestly, but winds up having a global impact on education and philosophy.

    • 22 min
    HoP 444 - The Dark Night Rises - Spanish Mysticism

    HoP 444 - The Dark Night Rises - Spanish Mysticism

    Teresa of Ávila and John of the Cross push the boundaries of individual spirituality and offer philosophically informed accounts of mystical experience.

    • 23 min
    HoP 443 - Marketplace of Letters - Iberian Humanism

    HoP 443 - Marketplace of Letters - Iberian Humanism

    Fray Luis de Leon, Antonio Nebrija, Beatriz Galindo and other scholars bring the Renaissance to Spain.

    • 21 min
    HoP 442 - Scott Williams on Disability and the New World

    HoP 442 - Scott Williams on Disability and the New World

    In this interview we learn about the main issues in modern-day philosophy of disability, and the relevance of this topic for the European encounter with the Americas.

    • 43 min
    HoP 441 - Lambs to the Slaughter - Debating the New World

    HoP 441 - Lambs to the Slaughter - Debating the New World

    Bartholomé De las Casas argues against opponents, like Sepúlveda, who believed that Europeans had a legal and moral right to rule over and exploit the indigenous peoples of the Americas.

    • 20 min

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