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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.

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 385 - I Too Can Ask Questions - Protestant Scholasticism

    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.

    • 19 min
    HoP 384 - We Are Not Our Own - John Calvin

    HoP 384 - We Are Not Our Own - John Calvin

    John Calvin's views on predestination and the limits of human reason.

    • 22 min
    HoP 383 - Slowly But Surely - Huldrych Zwingli

    HoP 383 - Slowly But Surely - Huldrych Zwingli

    The Swiss theologian Zwingli launches the Reformation in Switzerland, but clashes with Luther and more radical Protestants.

    • 23 min
    HoP 382 - No Lord but God - the Peasants’ War and Radical Reformation

    HoP 382 - No Lord but God - the Peasants’ War and Radical Reformation

    Faced with massive political upheaval and the rise of the Anabaptists, Luther argues for a socially conservative version of the Reformation.

    • 23 min
    HoP 381 - More Lutheran than Luther - Philip Melanchthon

    HoP 381 - More Lutheran than Luther - Philip Melanchthon

    Luther’s close ally Melanchthon uses his knowledge of ancient philosophy and rhetoric in the service of the Reformation.

    • 21 min
    HoP 380 - Take Your Choice - Erasmus vs Luther on Free Will

    HoP 380 - Take Your Choice - Erasmus vs Luther on Free Will

    Erasmus clashes with Martin Luther over the question whether our wills are free or enslaved to sin.

    • 23 min

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